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Saanich to consider amalgamating fire department with Victoria, Esquimalt, Oak Bay

By Brendan Stain, CTV News   

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Apr. 28, 2024, Saanich, B.C. – Saanich council will be discussing a report Monday prepared by Saanich Fire Chief Michael Kaye on the merits of amalgamating the fire departments of Victoria, Oak Bay, Esquimalt and Saanich. Saanich Coun. Colin Plant says new national changes to health and safety requirements for firefighters mean highrise fires need to be fought by more first responders. | READ MORE

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