Smoky River Fire and Rescue receives 18 calls for service in June

Pictured above are members of Smoky River Fire and Rescue conducting an exercise called "catching hydrants." During the evening of July 13, as part of their weekly training, they practiced how to put water in the storage tank, prepping water lines and flowing the water. Fire Chief Marcel Maure says some residential water may have been dirty and lost pressure as a result.
Pictured above are members of Smoky River Fire and Rescue conducting an exercise called “catching hydrants.” During the evening of July 13, as part of their weekly training, they practiced how to put water in the storage tank, prepping water lines and flowing the water. Fire Chief Marcel Maure says some residential water may have been dirty and lost pressure as a result.

Mac Olsen
Express Staff
Smoky River Fire and Rescue dealt with 18 calls in the month of June.

Smoky River fire chief Marcel Maure discussed this as part of his report to the M.D. council during their meeting on July 13.

They broken down as follows:
. Six medical calls.
. Two monitored alarms.
. Four fires.
. Two motor vehicle collisions.
. One STARS landing.
. Three others, including for the smell of gas or public service.

He also noted that Smoky River Fire and Rescue participated in the Honey Festival parade with five vehicles. The Honey Festival was held in Falher during the weekend of June 17-19.

Also in June, some volunteer firefighters partcipated in a flag safety course for motor vehicle collisions.

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