Oak Bay Fire Department

Ready to roll when the call comes in at Oak Bay Fire Department. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Black Press)

Oak Bay Fire names a new deputy chief

Assistant Fire Chief Darren Lee will take over the role in February

  • Dec 3, 2018

 

Dismantling begins on fire-ravaged Oak Bay house

Dismantling begins on fire-ravaged Oak Bay house

Chimney teardown started Thursday

  • Jun 29, 2018

 

Oak Bay firefighter John Ballantyne helps Reynolds student Jessica Gardiner with her gear during her four-day work experience (ending March 15) with the Oak Bay Fire Department. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Student learns the ropes at Oak Bay fire in hands-on experience

Local department crafts four-day work experience program for Reynolds student

 

Column: Oak Bay fire promotes carbon monoxide safety

Column: Oak Bay fire promotes carbon monoxide safety

Capt. Rob Kivell is the Oak Bay Fire Department’s fire prevention officer

  • Nov 14, 2017
Column: Oak Bay fire promotes carbon monoxide safety
Dave Cockle with the Pacific Northwest Preparedness Society Award of Excellence awarded to him during the Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity Conference in Vancouver Nov. 1. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Embracing emergency management earns Oak Bay chief Pacific Northwest award of excellence

“If all of our residents are personally prepared emergency management is pretty easy.”

Dave Cockle with the Pacific Northwest Preparedness Society Award of Excellence awarded to him during the Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity Conference in Vancouver Nov. 1. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)
Column: Wind and rain; preparing for a storm

Column: Wind and rain; preparing for a storm

Capt. Rob Kivell is the Oak Bay Fire Department’s fire prevention officer

  • Oct 24, 2017
Column: Wind and rain; preparing for a storm
Flood control tips from Oak Bay fire

Flood control tips from Oak Bay fire

Capt. Rob Kivell is Oak Bay Fire Department’s fire prevention officer

  • Oct 18, 2017
Flood control tips from Oak Bay fire