Fire Department

Osoyoos Fire Hall Exterior

Osoyoos Fire Rescue

Is dedicated to providing fire protection to our community through Training, Prevention, Public Education, and Emergency Response.

  • For Emergencies call 9-1-1
  • For general non-emergency related inquiries contact the Town Hall Office to leave a message or email.



The Town of Osoyoos and Osoyoos Rural Fire Protection District is served by the Fire Chief, two Deputy Fire Chiefs and paid-on-call officers and firefighters:

Corey Kortmyer
Fire Chief 
(T): 250.495.4613

Ryan McCaskill
Deputy Fire Chief - Training/Operations
(T): 250.495.4631

Rob Huttema
Deputy Fire Chief - Prevention/Operations
(T): 250.495.4632



  1. Fire Hall #191 - Administration and Main Hall
    Administration Office Hours: Monday to Friday (8:00am to 4:00pm)
    9901 74th Avenue, Osoyoos BC 
  2. Fire Hall #192 - East Side Hall
    5822 51st Street, Osoyoos BC 


Fire Protection Services

  • Fire suppression
  • Wildland Fire suppression
  • Fire investigation
  • Fire safety inspections
  • Bylaw enforcement as it relates to fire protection
  • Rescue services
  • Public education


Open Burning Notices

(within the Town of Osoyoos boundaries)
Outdoor fires are not permitted unless authorized by the Fire Chief.


OFR Members


OFR Recruitment


Fire Prevention