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Tulameen fire chief honoured for heroic efforts during November 2021 floods

By Monique Tamminga, Penticton Western News   

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Mar. 22, 2023, Tulameen, B.C. – Even though her own house was flooding, Jody Woodford, the Tulameen Volunteer Fire Department Chief, leapt into action, leading emergency efforts during the November 2021 flood and saving countless lives. On Wednesday (March 22), Woodford was honoured for her heroic efforts during a ceremony where MLA Rolly Russell and Minister of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness (EMCR) Bowinn Ma, presented her with the prestigious Medal of Good Citizenship. Woodford is one of 15 British Columbians to receive the award. | READ MORE

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