Paramedics/Fire

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Three volunteer fire departments receive generous donation from Lions Clubs

By Chad Klassen
October 20, 2017 - 3:29pm Updated: October 20, 2017 - 5:28pm

KAMLOOPS — This summer's historic wildfire season in B.C. was devastating.

More than 1.2 million hectares burned across the province. Within the TNRD, 215 structures were destroyed, including the Loon Lake Volunteer Fire Hall. The wreckage is gone, but the rebuild has yet to begin. 

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Bodies removed from B.C. arena following ammonia leak, evacuation order persists

By The Canadian Press
October 19, 2017 - 5:31pm

FERNIE, B.C. — The bodies of two men have been removed from an ice arena in southeastern British Columbia following an ammonia leak that killed three people as officials try to piece together a timeline leading up to the deadly incident.

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Kamloops residents recognized for going "Above and Beyond" during 2017 Wildfires

By Adam Donnelly
October 16, 2017 - 4:36pm Updated: October 16, 2017 - 5:08pm

KAMLOOPS — On Saturday, Premier John Horgan came to Kamloops to announce a new provincial award which recognizes those people and organizations who went above and beyond during this spring’s floods and the summer’s wildfire crisis.

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