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October 2021

Happy Thanksgiving

Monday, October 11, 2021 | 12:00 pm

Happy Thanksgiving from out family to yours

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Shake Out BC – October 21 @ 10:18 a.m.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 10:18 am to 10:20 am

Would you be ready for an earthquake if it struck today? Do you know what to do when the ground starts shaking? Do you have an emergency kit? These essential questions are the foundation for the Great British Columbia ShakeOut – Canada’s largest annual earthquake drill. On October 21st, thousands…

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November 2021

Annual Pumpkin Drop Event

Saturday, November 6, 2021 | 9:00 am to Sunday, November 7, 2021 | 4:00 pm

Bring your Halloween pumpkin to the Steveston Fire Hall #2 and throw if off the top of the hose tower for a splattering good time and help the Richmond Firefighters Charitable Society raise money to give back to our community. The event takes place Saturday, November 6th and Sunday, November…

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Remembrance Day Ceremony 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 11:00 am

The details on the 2021 Remembrance Day Ceremony have yet to be released. The 2020 ceremony was held online as a "Remember in Place" event. When specific details are released, we will update this event and release a VLOG. City of Richmond LINK

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December 2021

Lighting of the Fire Hall

Sunday, December 5, 2021 | 5:00 pm

The Hamilton Community Centres annual "Lighting of the Fire Hall Event" is scheduled for December 5th Unfortunately, due to COVID restrictions, we will NOT be hosting an open-door event this year. However, we will still be lighting the Hamilton Fire Station and turning the lights on at 17:00 on December…

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Richmond Cares Richmond Gives (RCRG) Toy Drive Through Event

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | 7:30 am to 10:00 am

The Richmond Cares Richmond Gives (RCRG) Toy Drive Through Event is once again scheduled for December 7th at the Brighouse Fire Hall. We will keep a close eye on provincial COVID restrictions, but we are hosting this event as of today! Come by and drop off a new, unwrapped toy…

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April 2022

Burning of Chametz (Registration Required)

Friday, April 15, 2022 | 10:45 am to 12:00 pm

The Burning of Chametz is a Jewish practice that involves removing all bread, crumbs, and all leavened products from ones possession just prior to the Holiday of Passover.  As part of the preparations, there is a symbolic supervised burning of these food items. Richmond Fire-Rescue, in collaboration with Chabad Richmond, is delighted to…

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May 2022

Emergency Programs Open House

Saturday, May 7, 2022 | 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Are you curious to know how the City prepares for and responds to emergencies? Is your family prepared for a disaster? Come visit the Brighouse Fire Hall, 6960 Gilbert and see the displays, talk to the staff and learn about how you can be better prepared for any future potential…

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June 2022

Doors Open Richmond

Sunday, June 5, 2022 | 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Well, it's been TWO years… Join us for DOORS OPEN RICHMOND - June 5th ONLY between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. (NEW HOURS) Come visit the fire hall, see the apparatus, hold the "jaws of life," handle a genuine fire hose, visit the emergency preparedness booth, try on the ICBC…

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If you would like to request Richmond Fire-Rescue to provide educational training or attend your community event, please complete and submit the form below. You can request a date for:

  • Fire Hall tours
  • Open houses
  • Event booths

Personal information is collected by Richmond Fire-Rescue to provide the requested service or information.  The City of Richmond is collecting this information under Section 26 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  [L1]

For large events on City owned property (parks, centers, etc.) you must contact the Richmond Event Approval Coordination Team (REACT) at 604-233-3304 or by email at events@richmond.ca.

In the event of an emergency, Richmond Fire-Rescue personnel may be dispatched to an incident at any time.