West River Fire Dept proudly protects approx.2000 people living in an area of 54 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily rural area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status.
MISSION STATMENT The aim of The West River Fire Dept is to procure, maintain and operate vehicles and equipment suitable for firefighting and related emergency requiirments, to have all active members properly outfitted and trainedto the highest practical level prepared tp operate in a safe manner.
The department is committed to respond to all fire calls within its bounderies, assist and support Natural Resourse at forest firesas requested, assist other fire department as specified in The Pictou County Firefighters Mutual Aid Agreement, provide assistance and fire suppression support to neighboring Rescue units at motor vehicle accidents within its area, respond to Medical First Responce calls as dispatched through this departments paging service.