Fire Protection Services

Fire Protection Services 

Each Band Council has allocated capital funds to set up a Fire Department in Gitanyow, Gitanmaax, Glen Vowell and Kispiox. Funds have been allocated for equipment, operations and maintenance, and training. Each community consists of a team of volunteer firefighters, with a volunteer Fire Chief in each community. There are a total of 28 Volunteer Firefighters that train annually to provide fire prevention, fire suppression, rescue, pre-hospital care and hazards mitigation in the 4 Gitxsan communities. 

Each community has a fire hall with a fire truck and equipment.  

The Councils are pursuing a mutual aid agreement between eachother and with the Hazelton municipality for fire protection services.   All Gitxsan bands are now part of the 9-1-1 services. 

Here's the Kispiox volunteer fire department! 


The GGC is working with the communities to recruit new volunteers for the fire departments. Check out these ads on the local radio for recruitment! 

Fire Recruit Ad - we are on a recruitment drive for more volunteers at each Gitxsan community! 

& the Fire Safety Ad promoting awareness about being safe in your home. Like the Gitxsan FireFighters page on Facebook too...

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Education Advisor POSTING

Please see the posting for the GGC Education Advisor June 2019

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GGC Office Holiday Closure

The GGC office will be closed from noon Dec 21, 2018, to Jan 2, 2019, at 8 am. 

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