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.

Click this link for MEMBERSHIP FORMS.  FNESS memberships run from January 1 to December 31 each year.

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The FNESS 2015 Calendar will be available for purchase!


What's New

  • Oct 27

    Local FireSmart Representative Workshops for British Columbia

    The Provincial Fuel Management Working Group, in coordination with Partners in Protection, is pleased to announce a series of Local FireSmart Representative Workshops in British Columbia for 2014-14.

  • Oct 23

    Support for Fire Departments

    UBCIC Chiefs-in-Assembly encourage all members to provide support for prevention and response programs with their Fire Chiefs, Emergency Managers and FNESS.

  • Oct 24

    First Nations’ Student Poster/Multimedia Contest

    The theme for First Nations' student posters this year is, "Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!" The FNESS Fire Services Department is holding our annual BC Poster Contest for First Nations’ students. Find more information here!