Fall Firefighter Recruitment Drive

Fall Firefighter Recruitment Drive

Our annual recruitment drive is underway and we are asking residents to step forward and join the team to ensure our services remain strong. “Becoming a volunteer firefighter allows you to give back to your community, in their time of need,” said Graeme Lindsay,...
Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention

Apex Volunteer Fire Rescue is teamed up with the National Fire Protection Association® to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week TM, October 9-15, 2022. This year’s FPW campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape TM”,  works to educate everyone about...
Summer 2022 Update

Summer 2022 Update

Wildfire season began late this year but did it ever hit close to home. What started out as a small fire at the end of July quickly spread to over 7000 hectares in a few weeks. Residents of the Apex community were put on evacuation order for 16 days while combined...
AFBS Update/FireSmart Season

AFBS Update/FireSmart Season

A lot of you have probably been wondering what happens to the Apex Fire Brigade Society (AFBS) now that the RDOS and Apex Volunteer Fire Rescue (AVFR) have taken over the fire service operations and management of the fire services for the Apex community. The AFBS is...
Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon Monoxide Safety

CO is a toxic gas that you can’t see or smell, which can be extremely harmful if you are exposed to it. It is a by-product of burning gasoline, natural gas, propane, wood, oil, kerosene or tobacco. A buildup of CO can result from these fuels not having enough fresh...