Rescue Service Profile
The PMFRS is currently under the direction of Fire Chief Mike Larsson and Deputy Fire Chief Brad Perrie. Recruitment is currently underway to fill the position of Deputy Fire Chief, Training and Operations. The Fire Department also has a full-time Administrative Assistant, Sandie Mallan.
The Department employs four full-time maintenance and public education members, Fire Safety Technicians: Scott Kyle, Brent Hannah, Sean de Jersey and Mark Davies. They work seven days a week on a rotating four on/four off schedule.
All other members are paid on-call volunteers and are organized as follows:
- 1 Assistant POC Chief
- 2 Platoon Captains
- 4 Team Lieutenants
- 1 Training Officer
- 32 Paid-On-Call Volunteer Firefighters (maximum contingent)
The department is proud to have representation from a large cross-section of the community and to be an equal opportunity organization.
Tradition and Commitment
Currently our most senior volunteer members have served over 30 years with the department. There have been over thirty legacy members who have served over 10 years with us as volunteer firefighters. Our average tenure at this time is approximately seven years.
To be the best volunteer-based fire and rescue service in British Columbia.
To work as a team serving the City of Pitt Meadows by protecting life, property and the environment from fire and other risks.
Our Core Values:
- We will take pride in all we do and who we are.
- We will be dependable to each other, the community and our families.
- We will let safety determine our actions.
- We will use integrity as our guide in all matters.
Click here to read our Quick Facts for 2018.