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!
Again to all of you who volunteer for standby
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
several hours or a days), you must be trained and have taken the S100 course (its free with a
It is required by the Government to be cover by Worker Compensation, as GLF works under BC Forestry.
More valley training, an S100 course for the whole valley at the Fire Hall. This year early which is great. Course was well attended.
First Level 1 First Air and Transport Endorsement training is several years. Again well attended. Good instructor.
The initial 3 Alarm Breakfast Fire Hall Sunday was a success. We had a great turn out. All food sold out. The rain held off! Most important everybody had a great time!s
Thanks to all for the turning out and the great support!
Many thanks go to Lindsay Coleman for organizing the event and to Mark Roehlig for the great grilling skills. Food was great, stay tuned here for the next date to be announced. A very successful fundraiser.
Thank you everyone for your great support!