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

The FNESS Safety Expo was a great sucess! Thank you to those who participated and traveled a long ways from your communities! Please go to our Facebook page for photos.


What's New

  • Jul 03

    Elders Gathering - Come say hello to FNESS!

    Come and say hello to FNESS at the Annual Elder's Gathering and join us in our fire safety presentations! Click here for safety tips for Elders.

  • Apr 22

    Wildfire Prevention Program Relaunched

    Funding for forest fuel reduction plans and projects is again available under the 2015 Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative, which is being relaunched today with recently announced additional provincial funding.

  • 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!