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Protective Services

Under the guidance of Manager Christina Carbrey, the Protective Services Department oversees the East Kootenay Emergency Management Program, E-9-1-1, and rural fire and rescue services. 

Protective Services Department Staff:

Use general email below to contact:

  • Christina Carbrey, Protective Services Manager
  • Terry Balan, Wildfire Resiliency Supervisor
  • Simran Sandhu, Emergency Program Coordinator 
  • Drew Sinclair, Fire Chief - Columbia Valley Rural Fire & Rescue Service
  • Jon Tames, Deputy Chief - Columbia Valley Rural Fire & Rescue Service
  • Joss Advocaat, Assistant Chief - Columbia Valley Rural Fire & Rescue Service
  • Michael Hockley, Fire Chief - Elk Valley and South Country Rural Fire & Rescue Service
  • Ben Goertzen, Deputy Chief - Elk Valley and South Country Rural Fire & Rescue Service
  • Rachel Englehardt, Assistant Chief - Elk Valley and South Country Rural Fire & Rescue Service

Contact us:

  • Email: protectiveservicesdept@rdek.bc.ca
  • Cranbrook RDEK Office Phone: 250-489-2791
  • Cranbrook RDEK Office Toll Free Phone (BC/AB): 1-888-478-7335
  • Columbia Valley Rural Fire & Rescue Service Non-Emergency Line: 250-342-6214
  • Elk Valley and South Country Rural Fire & Rescue Service Non-Emergency Line:  250-429-3133

Last edited: Wed, November 16, 2022 - 12:08:18