The Roberts Creek Volunteer Fire Department (RCVFD) has been providing life and property protection/conservation to Xwesam-Roberts Creek Fire Protection Area (Area D) since 1969.
The fire department serves a population of approximately 3700 (2021 census) and the fire protection district covers an area of roughly 28.5 square kilometres.
Fire and rescue services are provided primarily by volunteers and the maximum membership is 30; however, membership is commonly 15-20 responders. Volunteer members are responsible for 24/7 emergency response and weekly equipment checks. Operational support is provided by the full-time Fire Chief and part-time Deputy Chief/Training Officer (0.5FTE). The Fire Chief is responsible for investigations while the Deputy Chief is responsible for inspections.