Nelson, British Columbia

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Introduction

Nelson, with a population of 9,200 as of 2006, is located in the Southern Interior of BC, surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains. Policing services are provided by the Nelson City Police Department and the Central Kootenay Regional RCMP detachment outside of city limits. Nelson is served by the Nelson Fire and Rescue Services. Emergency health services are provided to the city by the British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS).

Police

The City of Nelson is served by the Nelson City Police Department and in the surrounding area the regional RCMP service the Central Kootenay RCMP; PRIME code 'CK'.

Frequencies

143.0850 - Nelson City 1
139.3200 - RCMP D

Fire

The Nelson Fire and Rescue Services is a composite department operating out of 1 station, located at 919 Ward Street. The fire department consists of 1 Chief, 1 Deputy Chief, 4 Captains, 6 Fire Fighters and a secretary-dispatcher as well as 21 auxiliary Fire Fighters.

Frequencies

155.4300 - Dispatch

Ambulance

The British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS) operates 1 station in Nelson.

Frequencies

149.1100 - Nelson Interconnect ICTACT2  
142.9050 - Nelson Slocan Ridge Repeater RPTR 7  

BCAS also uses these special operation channels throughout all of its regions which are dispatched on VHF frequencies.

158.7600 - Provincial Air Ambulance Operations - 123.0
149.4950 - Helicopter Air-to-Ground
149.5900 - Mass Casualty Incident - 123.0
155.4600 - FIRECOM 1
155.8900 - FIRECOM 2

Station 421

Station 421 is located at 820 Nelson Avenue Nelson, BC. This station runs a total of 3 car at one time.

421A1 - BLS - 24/7
421K1 - BLS - Callout car 24/7
421K2 - BLS - Callout car 24/7

The station is manned by a mixture of full-time and part-time paramedics.

External Links

http://www.bvcom.com/freqs.html - Unknown the accuracy

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