Apex Forest & Wildfire Services Ltd is an industry-recognized forestry company based in Nelson B.C. Established in 1994, we hit the ground running with our direct approach to finding success supplying fire suppression crews to the BC Wildfire Service. Apex is now one of the largest and longest established firefighting company in our area. We have continued to expand and grow in many different aspects of the forest industry. Our Company takes pride in supplying well-trained crews and providing professional services.

We are currently recruiting primarily Forest Fire Fighters, Certified Fallers, and Wildfire DTA’s /DTF.  Should you be interested in obtaining firefighting work with Apex Forest & Wildfire Services Ltd please click here to apply for the 2018 Season.

Doug HarrisonDoug Harrison,
Founder, Instructor, & President

Doug has always had a passion for the outdoors and for the forest industry. He oversees the direction of Apex Forest & Wildfire Services Ltd.

He loves to work alongside his crews in the field as well instruct many BC Wildfire Management Branch firefighting courses.

Doug is also the lead instructor for the BC Forest Safety Council Faller Supervisor course and is also a QS/T and Faller Co-ordinator.



Brenda TetzBrenda Tetz
Registrar & Office Manager

Brenda’s main role is assisting with organization & registration for firefighting courses as well as jumping into action during the fire season.




Apex Forest & Wildfire Services Ltd. Mission Statement

“Apex Forest & Wildfire Services Ltd. professional crews with high standards of safety and training for a broad spectrum of forestry services.

Apex Priority Goals “Safety” “Teamwork” “Training” “Productivity”