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Forest Fire Fighting

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Seneca Enterprises Ltd. has taken part in controlling and extinguishing over 1500 wildfires! We provide firefighting services for controlled burns and wild fires throughout British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, for both the Ministry of Forests and Parks Canada. We have several offices throughout the province including fully functioning offices in Prince George, Falkland, Lumby, and seasonal offices in Quesnel and Kaslo. Our chief operating zones in British Columbia are in the Prince George, Cariboo, Kamloops, and South East.

Seneca is a company committed to providing our clients with excellence in professionalism, quality, and service through our sound business principles. We strive to set the standard in the field of fire suppression, prescribed burning and forest fire defense. We aim to be unsurpassed in the field of service contracting. We are ready for deployment at a moment’s notice!

We are ready to deploy up to 100 seasonal employees annually. We deploy both type 2 and 3 crews. We have two certified trainers who administer the required training courses necessary for fire suppression personnel; trainee firefighters, fire fighters, crew leaders, power saw operators, and strike team leaders/task force leaders. In addition, we have Danger Tree Assessors (DTA), Danger Tree Faller (DTF), and Occupational First Aid Levels 1 and 3 on staff. All of our employees are tested for physically fitness, and certified with the nationally recognized S-100 and S-185 Basic Firefighting & Entrapment Avoidance tickets. Our employees receive updated training annually, guaranteeing that their skills will meet and surpass the industry standard.  

We have always prided ourselves on safety within our organization and have an extensive safety management system that can be provided upon request. We remain a safe certified company and strive to maintain this certification and have remained below WorkSafeBC industry averaged assed rates for 20 consecutive years.

Check out some forest fire fighting images from years past!

Fire Fighting Gallery