Preparing for the Next One

Preparing for the Next One

The last two weeks has really brought to light several things that I for one am reflecting on moving into 2019.  Our Island really pulled together in time of need and supported our neighbours and responders like nothing we have seen before.  The wind event was like a fire alarm warning us what we should

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2018 – Second Wildfire Deployment

2018 – Second Wildfire Deployment

Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue has sent a replacement team to relieve Firefighters Ponsford and Byrne after an exhausting week battling the fires in northern British Columbia. Firefighters Eric Taylor and Warren Nuyens are the second team to deploy from Salt Spring Island. Ponsford and Byrne are on route home for some well-deserved rest. Ponsford

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