Canadian Firefighter Magazine

Emergency responders’ jobs changing in face of coronavirus pandemic

By Global News   

COVID-19 Updates Headlines News Nova Scotia Vancouver wildfire

Mar. 23, 2020, Canada – Vancouver’s fire department is preparing to stop responding to the site of non-critical medical calls to preserve its ability to respond to major fires and other emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fire Chief Darrell Reid told a news conference this week the department is looking at changing its service model, in a move representing one of many ways emergency response across the country is evolving as the novel coronavirus spreads. Global News reports. | READ MORE


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