Radio Noise

We have been experiencing a fair bit of Radio Noise lately. To mitigate noise please do NOT leave your radios on in the charger. Also please try to avoid pocket signaling [accidently transmitting while the radio is in your pocket]. Thank you for your assistance, GLF.

Kamloops district   

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Cabin Fires:  Are You Prepared?

Do You Have a kitchen and bedroom fire extinguisher and a fire pump?

Are your extinguishers current? Have you checked?
Have you set up your fire pump and tested it?

A minimum of a chemical extinguisher (2A 10B C rated) or a compound of water AFFF fire fighting foam extinguisher(3A 21B C rated) should be available for kitchen fires and it is recommended that a second and/or a third extinguisher be available in or near sleep quarters to aid in escaping from a cabin fire.

Fire extinguishers should be upgraded every few years - Great personal investment!

Do you have your fire pump set up and tested? Do it now don't wait for a fire!     It's TOO late!

Gun Lake Area Info

Gun Lake Area Info
Gun Lake specific information: BC WildFire Info, Evacuation, Logging, Shooting, Bug infestation, SLRD, and more....

Thanks to Friends, Volunteers and Contributors


Again to all of you who volunteer for standby and call out, Thank You!

Suggest to your neighbours and friends to also volunteer. Volunteers are our only source of man power help. There can be income tax benefits. You all can contribute, it can be a small or large amount, it is totally up to you.
Even if you are only at the lake for a week or two during the summer, you can help. So please join!

In the event of another fire, we are it (GLF), there is no one else!

To be able to help fight a fire until Forestry arrive (usually several hours or a day), you must be trained and have taken the S100 course (its free with a bit your time).
It is required by the Government to be cover by Worker Compensation, as GLF works under BC Forestry.

Activities and Events -- By GLF -- This Year

Previous Years Activities

History of Gun Lake Fire

June 11-12 2022 - Valley wide S100 training at the Gun Lake Fire Hall

More valley training, an S100 course for the whole valley at the Fire Hall. This year early which is great. Course was well attended.

S100 Training
S100 Training
S100 Training
S100 Training

Photo & credit to Randy Perazzo

June 18-19 2022 - Level 1 First Aid and Transport Training at the Community Hall

First Level 1 First Air and Transport Endorsement training is several years. Again well attended. Good instructor.

First Aid & Transport Training
First Aid & Transport Training
First Aid & Transport Training

Photo & credit to Randy Perazzo & Norris Girling

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