Mission Statement

Provide enhanced fire protection and public safety services that will avoid loss of life and property through fire prevention, emergency preparedness and intervention.


Metchosin Fire Department is a direct provider of emergency and non-emergency services to the following customers:

  • The citizens of the District Municipality of Metchosin.
  • The businesses and their customers located within Metchosin.
  • Persons attending and working in Metchosin.
  • Mutual aid partners: Sooke, Otter Point, East Sooke, Langford & Colwood Fire Departments, RCMP and British Columbia Ambulance Service.


The Metchosin Fire Department provides fire and rescue services to the citizens of Metchosin through five distinct service areas:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Fire Prevention & Inspections
  • Fire & Life Safety Education
  • Rescue / Auto Extrication
  • Medical / First Responder