Keremeos Volunteer Fire Department – September calls and special activities

Summary of department activities in Keremeo Volunteer Fire Department

Incidents:

2 – Motor Vehicle incidents

1 – Investigation

4 – Mutual aid calls, two for the Ministry of Forests for brush fires, one structure fire in Princeton and one structure fire in Hedley

October 9 to 15 was Fire Preventions Week, it was also a reminder to change the batteries your smoke detector and clean and inspect your chimney.

On Thursday October 13, the Keremeos fire department visited Cawston Primary School to present information on fire safety and on Saturday,

On  October 15, the Keremeos fire department and Fire Pro was at Valu Plus from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Also present was  Fire Pro who offered a Fire Safety week special of $20 for a 5 lb fire extinguisher (they usually retail them for $50). Old fire extinguishers were also brought in for recycling or servicing.