Fire department receives 14 calls for service in September

Above, Steven Rosin, the location manager for Richardson Pioneer in Falher, presents a cheque for $15,000 to Fire Chief Marcel Maure towards the purchase of the Smoky River Emergency Services’ new UTV. Submitted photo.

Mac Olsen
Express Staff

Smoky River Emergency Services received 14 calls for service in September, and they were broken down into six medical calls, five monitored alarms, two outdoor fires and one motor vehicle collision.

Fire Chief Marcel Maure discussed his report with the council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 during their meeting on October 10. Maure also noted that he attended courses for critical incident stress management and fire investigations.

In other news, several members of Smoky River Emergency Services will go to E-One Emergency Vehicles and Rescue Trucks in Ocala, Florida this month to oversee the manufacturing of the M.D.’s new fire truck. Council approved the purchase of the new fire truck during their meeting on September 12, in the amount of $667,082.50.

Also, Richardson Pioneer has presented a cheque for $15,000 to Smoky River Emergency Services towards the purchase of their new UTV.


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