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.

Please Support FNESS! Click here for MEMBERSHIP FORMS.  FNESS memberships are valid from January 1 to December 31 each year. Don’t forget to LIKE us on Facebook at and thank you for your support!.

 Click below for information on the #BeFireSafe Campaign





What's New

  • Mar 16

    FNESS Youth Enagement Challenge

    Help save lives in your community and be recognized as a Youth Safety Leader! FNESS is launching the Youth Engagement Challenge for First Nations' youth aged 15-29. The challenge will engage youth in fire prevention with a focus on smoke alarms and community fire prevention awareness. This is a creative project and there are many ways to become involved. Community safety starts with you! Become proactive in community fire prevention initiatives!

  • Mar 11

    2015 FNESS Safety Expo & Fire Fighter Competition

    The 2015 FNESS Safety Expo & Fire Fighter Competition will be held in Kamloops, BC from June 24-27. Join us for various events and training sessions.

  • Mar 02

    FireSmart Representative Workshops

    FireSmart Representative Workshops: Local government and First Nations’ fire and emergency preparedness staff and elected officials are encouraged to attend. The free, two-day workshops are being delivered in each of the province’s six Fire Centres during 2014-2015. The workshop is free of charge, however registration is required. Register online or contact for more information.