36dd6b70-8a5b-46de-b1ef-e0a30eaf3296-fullBirch Hills Volunteer Fire & Rescue

The Birch Hills Fire Department is located at 108 Simpson Avenue and is jointly owned by the Town of Birch Hills and the R.M. of Birch Hills No. 460.  Please remember to Call Before You Burn.  If your a planning a controlled burn you must call 1-866-404-4911.  If you do not notify dispatch and the department is called to your property, you will be charged for the call.

Members

The Departments has approximately 20 members, including six executive.
Fire Chief:  Lyle Evans
Deputy Fire Chief:  Todd Devenis
1st Captain:  Kyle Jensen
2nd Captain:  Greg Manson
3rd Captain:  Chris Braaten
Secretary:  Greg Manson

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Birch Hills Fire Department, please contact the Town Office for an application or for more details.

Equipment

Tanker Unit
Pumper Unit
Snuffer Unit
Command Unit
Jaws of Life
Highway Rescue Supplies & Capabilities

Cost of Fire Suppression

RM residents are responsible for the charges associated with the Fire Department responding to a call and are encouraged to carry firefighting insurance.  If you are planning a control burn, please call the control burn number at 1-866-404-4911 to avoid unnecessary charges.

Pumper Unit – $275.00/hour
Snuffer Unit – $275.00/hour
Tanker Unit – $250.00/hour
Command Unit – $200.00/hour
Fire Fighter – $30.00/man/hour
Mileage – $1.50/km/hour
Medical Calls – $250.00
Jaws of Life Calls – $500.00
Restocking Supplies – At Cost