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History[]

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Services was formed in 1982 with the merger of 6 fire departments:

Apparatus Roster[]

All pump/tank measurements are in Imperial gallons.

Fire Station 371 - 2044 2nd Avenue, Rossland[]

Built 1990

Engine 1 - 2007 Freightliner M2 106 4x4 / Hub (1050/1000/20A/20B/FP2001) (SN#xxxx-999)
Tender 1 - 2006 Freightliner M2 106 / Hub (port./1425) (SN#xxxx-974)
Service Truck 1 - 2009 Ford F-350XLT SD 4x4
Car 1 - 2009 Ford F-350XLT SD 4x4
Engine 12 - 2016 Freightliner M2 112 4x4 / Hub (840/500/20F/FP1600)
Parade - 1939 Ford tandem / LaFrance hose wagon

Fire Station 372 - 555 Schofield Highway, Warfield[]

Built 1953, apparatus bay added 1988

Engine 372 - 2022 Freightliner M2 106 4x4 / Fort Garry (1457/525) (SN#J0214)
Engine 2 - 2008 Freightliner M2 106 / Hub (1050/1000/?F/FP2001) (SN#3980-1043)
Car 2 - 2009 Ford F-350XLT SD 4x4

Fire Station 373 - 1104 4th Street, Genelle[]

Built 1984

Engine 3 - 1999 Freightliner FL 80 / Hub (1050/1000/20A/20B) (SN#2590-744)
Tender 3 - 2006 Freightliner M2 106 / Hub (port./1425) (SN#xxxx-975)

Fire Station 374 - 843 Rossland Avenue, Trail[]

Built 1991

Rescue 4 - 2013 Freightliner M2 112 4x4 / Hub (840/500/?F) (SN#xxxx-1146)
Ladder 4 - 2004 E-One Cyclone II (1500/400/75' rear-mount) (SO#127504) (SN#SE 3178)
Tender 4 - 2012 Freightliner M2 106 / Hub (420/1500) (SN#5215-1110)
Emergency Support Unit 4 - 2015 Freightliner M2 106 / Hub rescue / command (SN#xxxx-1176)
Engine 374 - 2019 Spartan Metro Star LFD / Hub (1500/800/20A) (SN#xxxx-1263)

Fire Station 375 - 585 11th Avenue, Montrose[]

Built 1959

Engine 5 - 2008 Freightliner M2 106 / Hub (1050/1000/?F/FP2001) (SN#3975-1042)
Tender 5 - 2006 Freightliner M2 106 / Hub (port./1425) (SN#xxxx-976)

Fire Station 376 - 1919 Main Street, Fruitvale[]

Built 1953. Additions in 1968 and 1992.

Engine 6 - 2003 Freightliner FL 80 / Hub / American LaFrance (1050/1000) (SN#3240-896) (Built by Hub under contract)
Tender 6 - 2012 Freightliner M2 106 / Hub (420/1500) (SN#5250-1111)

On Order[]

  • 2023 ? / Fort Garry pumper (1500/750)
  • 2023 ? / Fort Garry pumper (1500/750)
  • 2023 ? / Fort Garry pumper (1500/750)
  • 2023 ? / Fort Garry tanker (?/1500)
  • 2023 ? / Fort Garry tanker (?/1500)
  • 2023 ? / Fort Garry walk in rescue
  • 2024 aerial ladder (1500/500/?')

Retired Apparatus[]

2017 Spartan Metro Star LFD / Hub pumper (1505/808/20A/FP2001) (SN#xxxx-1222) (Written off due to exposure damage received in 2018 sulfuric acid spill)
1998 American LaFrance 134 Eagle / Hub pumper (1500/1000/20A/20B) (SN#2435-711)
1992 International 4800 / Anderson pumper (840/400) (SN#91085CAND92002390) (Sold to Erris Volunteer Fire Association)
1990 International 4900 4x4 / Hub pumper (840/1200) (SN#1785)
1988 GMC Step Van 30 step van rescue
1982 International S1954 / Superior tanker (420/1200) (SN#SE 472)
1982 International CO1850B / Superior pumper (840/700) (SN#SE 471) (Sold to Erris Volunteer Fire Association)
1982 International S1954 / King tanker (250/1400) (SN#820042) (Sold to Anarchist Mountain Fire Department)
1982 International CO1950B / King pumper (840/850) (SN#810056) (Transferred by Regional District to Midway Volunteer Fire Department)
1976 Dodge Custom 300 PW 4x4 / Silverline mini-pumper (250/250)
1976 Ford L-900 / Willock tanker (-/2500) (SN#158A)
1975 White-Western Star / 1967 Ellett tanker (500/2200) (SN#1034A)
1975 White-Western Star / 1967 Ellett tanker (500/2200) (SN#1034B)
1974 Ford C-900 / Thibault pumper (840/300) (SN#T74-178) (Ex-Warfield) (Transferred to Midway Volunteer Fire Department by the Regional District)
1973 Thibault pumper (1050/300) (SN#T73-170) (Sold to Greenwood Volunteer Fire Department)
1973 Thibault quint (1050/300/75' mid-mount) (SN#T73-163)
1970 GMC C6500 4x4 / Thibault pumper (840/500) (SN#T70-174)
1969 GMC / Thibault
1968 International pumper (625/?)
1961 Ford C / LaFrance telescopic aerial lift (200/300/100' mid-mount) (Only one built) (Stripped 1973 and transferred to City Works) (Sold)
(NE80) - 1958 GMC 91000 / Thibault pumper (500/500) (SN#T-827 / 392503) (Ex-Fruitvale Fire Department) (Transferred 1982 to Warfield station upon amalgamation) (Transferred by Regional District to Beaverdell Volunteer Fire Department)
194? Ex-Royal Canadian Air Force crash rescue
1946 Dodge Power Wagon 4x4
1946 Seagrave 66E / Bickle Seagrave pumper (Bickle SN# 3184 & 6055) (Seagrave SN#C-1578) (Sold 1970 to Ymir Volunteer Fire Department) (Reacquired by Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Service)
1916 Austin / 1910 touring car body (Ex-Rossland Fire Department)
1913 LaFrance pumper (Ex-Rossland Fire Department) (Sold to Oliver Fire Department (British Columbia))
19?? White / LaFrance booster pumper (Ex-Rossland Fire Department) (Sold to Smithers Fire Department)

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