The CLFD trains firefighters to the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 1001 Level 2 Standard. Currently, the department has 20 firefighters trained at that level. The CLFD recruits new firefighters once a year. 

How to Become a Volunteer Firefighter with the Charlie Lake Fire Department

  • Recruit Package Completion including Medical Clearance and RCMP Criminal Records Check
  • Physical Demands Test
  • Interview
  • Offer of Position

Once offered a volunteer firefighter position with the CLFD, the recruit will complete a 3-month new firefighter orientation program. After this date, they will be issued pagers and welcomed as a Firefighter.

For more information on recruitment or any other information about the Charlie Lake Fire Department, call the fire hall at 250-785-1424.  In the event of an emergency, call 911.


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