Canadian Firefighter Magazine

City council approves hiring of four new firefighters in 2023

By The City of Vernon   

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Mar. 28, 2023, Vernon, B.C. – City Council has taken the next step in implementing Vernon Fire Rescue Service’s (VFRS) Eight Year Strategic Plan by approving the hiring of four new firefighters this year. Not only does the approval meet the timeline of the Strategic Plan, but it will also enhance capacity of the department at a time when First Responders are facing increased response demand for fires and the opioid crisis. | READ MORE

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