New Year, Big Changes

New Year, Big Changes

This past year, the Apex Fire Brigade Society (AFBS) and the Apex Volunteer Fire Rescue (AVFR) have seen significant change and success. The most significant change of all is the AVFR being established as our tax-funded fire protection service for the Apex community....
Wood Stove 101

Wood Stove 101

Heating your home with a woodstove seems pretty simple, right? Put wood in the stove, light it and it will provide you with warmth. Surprise – There is a lot more going on in your chimney than you think. Creosote is a by-product of wood combustion, a highly...
Get FireSmart Today

Get FireSmart Today

BC has endured a long summer of wildfires and data from the province shows that this season is the third-worst year ever in terms of the total area burned. To put it into perspective, 1 hectare is approximately two-and-a-half times the size of an average football...
Summer 2021 Update

Summer 2021 Update

In March of this year, the community voted for a tax funded Fire Service at Apex. We thank you again for your overwhelming vote of support for this initiative. This would not have been possible without help and support from Director Monteith, the Regional District of...
Boost for fire department

Boost for fire department

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has granted the Apex Mountain Fire Brigade $1,550. The funds were presented by Area I director Subrina Monteith at the recent Apex Community BBQ. The grant will fund the purchase of fire-resistant coveralls for volunteer...