Emergencies can happen at any time and your best defense is to be prepared!

Whether an emergency occurs from human-caused, technological or natural means, be assured that the District of Sparwood has emergency management plans and programs in place. The nature and scope of an emergency determines which emergency plans and programs will be activated.

BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) provides emergency health services and ambulance services throughout the province.


Find out you can prepare yourself, your family, pets and neighbours for emergencies.

Emergency Preparedness

Find out about the services and programs provided by the Sparwood Fire Department.

Fire & Emergency Response

All police services provided within the District of Sparwood are provided by the Elk Valley Regional RCMP Detachment.


Sparwood Search and Rescue is a volunteer organization that assists RCMP and BCAS in the locations, rescue of persons lost, missing, injured or in distress.

Search & Rescue