First Nations’ Emergency Services Society of British Columbia
First Nations’ Emergency Services Society of British Columbia (FNESS) is incorporated under the Society Act of British Columbia. Our mission is to assist First Nations in developing and sustaining safer and healthier communities by providing the programs and services described in this website. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
The 2013 FNESS Safety Expo: Kamloops, BC from June 24, 2013 to June 28, 2013!
June 24 & 25: Training in Fire Services, Forest Fuel Management & Emergency Preparedness
June 26: FNESS AGM & Trade Show
June 27: Provincial Fire Fighter Competition, Wildland Fire Fighter Competition & Kids Fire Fighter Competition!
June 28: Golf Tournament, Awards Ceremony & Banquet
The Fire Department Leadership & Fire Protection Governance Workshop for Administrators, Chief & Council, New Leadership, Fire Chiefs, Deputy Fire Chiefs, etc. still has space! Click Here for Information!
All community members are invited to attend including Health Officers, Fire Chiefs, Structural and Wildland Fire Fighters, Band Administrators, Chief and Council, Wildfire and Fuel Management Personnel, Education and Training Managers, Emergency Planners and youth and elders.Come learn and share your experiences!
Click on the Following Links for Specified Forms:
Directions for Safety Expo:
TOURNAMENT CAPITAL CENTRE/HILLSIDE STADIUM MAP-910 McGill Road for: Fire Department Leadership, Fire Protection Governance & Joint Leadership Workshop and Provincial Fire Fighter Competition at Hillside Stadium
THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY MAP-900 McGill Road for: Home Inspection Education, Public Education-Train the Trainer, Emergency Evacuations, S-100/S-185 and Incident Command System Level 100 Courses
FOR INFORMATION DURING THE EVENT PLEASE CALL:
Michelle Buchholz's cell at 778-838-9560 or
Kristy Henkes' cell at 250-457-1697
Our new MEMBERSHIP FORMS are finally complete . . . thanks for your patience!! If you wish to become a new member or renew your membership, please go to our MEMBER tab where you will find a fillable form for your convenience.
Save the Date! June 24 – 28, 2013 This week long event is free to attend, although there is a fee to register for the Golf Tournament. Register as soon as possible for Expo events, the Fire Fighter Competition and the Golf Tournament in order to ensure your participation!
Smoke alarms save lives!
Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative for the development of Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPS), Prescription Development, Demonstration Projects and Operational Treatment Projects in Forest Fuel Management. The NEW 2013 program and application materials are available on our website at http://fness.bc.ca/forest/provincial-strategic-wildfire-prevention-initiative/