Emergency Contacts

Emergency Only: RCMP/ Ambulance/Fire

Phone # Notes
RCMP 911 Available to all residents
BC Ambulance Service 911 Available to all residents
Fire Departments 911 Available to residents inside fire protection areas

Emergency Reporting, Management & Support

Phone # Notes
Emergency Management BC 1-800-663-3456 to report an emergency (floods, forest fires, earthquakes,etc.)
Emergency Support Services 250-784-3200 Short-term emergency assistance for people who are forced to leave their homes
Child Find BC Call 911 if a child is missing
delivers services to families whose children go missing unexpectedly

Weather and Avalanche Information

Phone # Notes
Environment Canada for current weather information
Canadian Avalanche Association  

1-800-667-1105 for bulletins

250-837-2141 general information

not for profit organization dedicated to public avalanche safety that coordinates public avalanche safety programs

Health Concerns

Phone # Notes
Poison Control Center 1-800-567-8911 Poisoning first aid and treatment advice
BC Nurse Line 811 24-hour, confidential health information & advice
Northern Health Authority (non-emergency) 250-565-2649 Prince George Corporate Office


Phone # Notes
Highway Rescue 911
Provincial Highways Condition Center 604-660-9770
DriveBC Road Reports
Argo Road Maintenance 1-800-663-7623 Local road maintenance contractor
Dawson Road Maintenance 1-800-842-4122 Local road maintenance contractor

Wildfires & Environmental Concerns

Phone # Notes
BC Wildfire Management Branch 1-800-663-5555,
*5555 on your cell
Report a forest fire in BC
BC Wildfire Management Branch 250-561-4628 Updates on wildfires in BC, fire bans and prevention

Oil & Gas Information & Concerns

Phone # Notes
BC Oil & Gas Commission 250-794-5200 FSJ
250-795-2140 DC
BC’s oil and gas industry regulator
Oil & Gas Incident Reporting 1-800-663-3456 24-hour incident reporting line for oil and gas emergencies
National Energy Board Federal petroleum regulator
Pacific Northern Gas 1-800-663-1173 Natural gas provider
Terasen Gas 1-800-663-9911 Natural gas provider

Other Utilities

Phone # Notes
BC Hydro 1-800-POWER-ON
Hydro problems
BC One Call – Call Before You Dig! 1-800-474-6886 To determine underground hazards

School Districts

Phone # Notes
Peace River South (SD59) 250-782-8571 Public Schools
Peace River North (SD60) 250-262-6000 Public Schools

Other Volunteer Emergency Services

BC Search & Rescue
Civil Air Search & Rescue
Amateur Radio
Provincial Radio Communications Service
Red Cross


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