Chester Basin Fire Department

Record #: MDC0006
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2018
Last Full Update: 31 Jul 2018


Located In Chester Basin
Where To Find Us
5430 Hwy 3, PO Box 94
Chester Basin, NS B0J 1K0
Areas Served Chester Basin ; Chester Basin & Chester Grant


Phone 902-275-4610 c: 902-275-8233
Contact Wendy Rafuse, Secretary, Fire Protection Commission for Chester Basin
Alternate Contact Doug Rines, Chief; Phone: 902-277-1618
Mailing Address c/o Chester Basin VFD / Chester Basin Fire Commission 
Box 94 
5430 Hwy 3 
Chester Basin, NS B0J 1K0
Fax 902-275-5520

Description & Services

A Message from the Chief 
We are very proud to serve the citizens of Chester Basin and Area in District 4. With over 30 professional volunteers, we provide emergency services for fire, medical first response, motor vehicle collisions, ice and water rescue, and many other calls for assistance. We also host various fire prevention activities within the community as well as a Safe Grad program for high school students. 
Each year we respond to many emergency calls in our community and assist neighboring fire departments with major incidents in their communities.  
The safety of our citizens and visitors is of utmost importance to us.  
Our volunteer members would be proud to show you the apparatus and equipment we operate when we respond to an emergency. Give us a call. We would be most willing to show you around the station. 
New members are always welcome. There is a role for any volunteer. We would love to have you join our team and more importantly, our community needs you to be on its team. 
Please be safe, 
Doug Rines, Fire Chief 
Chester Basin Fire Department 
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Members 16-18 must have parental consent
Hours 24/7
Meetings AGM for Fire Department (Members) - January; AGM (Public) for Fire Protection Commission for District IV - May
Accessibility Wheel-chair accessible

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