Jul
11

VIDEO: Pictures and Music of the 125th Anniversary of the VFRS

Video/musical recap of the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services celebration of their 125th Anniversary event in Gastown, Vancouver. Fire departments from around Metro Vancouver and from Victoria sent their gorgeous vintage fire trucks, historical firefighting equipment, and friendly, hardworking firefighters and volunteers, to help us celebrate in style! The band was there, too…

Mar
09

Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial Service 2011

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On March 7, 2011, hundreds of BC firefighters joined together on the lawns of the Legislature in Victoria to commemorate the untimely passing of 14 of our comrades. All of them died from cancer, an occupational hazard that was recognized as a work-related injury in 2005.

Here’s a link to the Times-Colonist newspaper article, that tells a little more about the story behind the ceremony, the first one to be held here in BC. Here’s a link to the […]