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 2015 Calendar is here! Contact the North Vancouver Office for purchasing information.





What's New

  • Feb 02

    FireSmart Newsletter

    Check out our January FireSmart Newsletter! Highlights: • Community FireSmart Week Challenge • Community Member FireSmart Week Challenge • Local FireSmart Representative Workshop-Williams Lake • FireSmart Recognized Communities for 2015

  • Jan 09

    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.

  • Dec 19

    2015 Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative-Wildfire Prevention Planning Funds Available

    Funding is available for local governments and First Nations to prepare Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs) and CWPP Updates under the 2015 Strategic Wildfire Prevention Initiative.