Dispatch Update (March 21 2020)

An important update from BCAS regarding page outs. They are now going to treat all medical calls as possible COVID -19 precautions until it can be ruled out. If you arrive before BCAS exercise extreme caution and use proper PPE and social distancing where appropriate. (doorway 6’ Assessment and commit only one FR if at

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Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation

Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation

Effective September 15, 2019 there will be substantial changes to the B.C. Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation (OBSCR) affecting residents on Salt Spring Island. Changes to the B.C. Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation (OBSCR) starting on September 15, 2019 will affect open burning for residents of SSI as follows: essentially all open burning except campfires

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Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

As Fire Prevention Week™ approaches, Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue reminds residents: Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!™ Oct 6th, 2019, your Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention

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Leaders are Readers

Leaders are Readers

Some of the world’s most successful people all have one thing in common: they are all fanatical readers. Reading provides a multitude of benefits to your personal life and your career. Before I joined the fire service, I was far from an avid reader, but once I found my calling and developed a strong passion

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