Community and Social Services

Community and Social Services

Emergency Services

Elkford is an E9-1-1 Community

Police Services
Law enforcement services in Elkford are provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Elkford is serviced by the Elk Valley Detachment.

Office: 2000 Balmer Drive
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1450 Sparwood, B.C. V0B 2G0

Office Hours:
  • Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 1:00 pm
  • Closed Statutory Holidays
Tel: 250.865.2232 Elkford/ 250.425.6233 Sparwood/ 250.423.4404 Fernie
Fax: 250.425-2653

Fire Protection
Elkford has a full time Fire Chief who oversees approximately 30 volunteer fire fighters, one firehall equipped with 3 pumpers, 1 ladder truck, a rescue truck with heavy hydraulic extraction equipment and other specialized rescue equipment and an emergency transport vehicle and bush truck. Elkford is listed by the Fire Underwriters Survey with a Public Fire Protection Classification of 6 and a dwelling protection grade of 3a. An interface fuel modification project has begun to help ensure that Elkford can be protected in the event of wildfire.