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Firefighters in 100 B.C. communities will soon be co-ordinated by single dispatch centre in Prince George

By Betsy Trumpener, CBC News   

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Oct. 26, 2022, B.C. – Fire dispatchers in Prince George, B.C., will soon be answering emergency calls from 100 communities across the province, including the Central Kootenay Regional District, almost 900 kilometres away. Dispatchers will provide service to 270,000 people spread across a third of the province’s land mass, according to Renee McCloskey, spokesperson for the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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