Creston Fire Rescue responds to seven calls

Creston Fire Rescue responded to seven calls from Oct 7 – 14 it reported.

Creston Fire Rescue responded to seven calls from Oct 7 – 14 it reported.

October 11

  • 10:36 a.m. Creston Fire Rescue (CFR) was dispatched to the area of 6th Avenue North and Valleyview Drive for a medical call. Firefighters assisted British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS) paramedics with patient care.

October 12

  • 11:38 a.m. CFR was dispatched to the area of Cavell Street and 9th Avenue North for a medical call. Firefighters assisted BCAS paramedics with patient care and transport to an ambulance.
  • 7:24 pm CFR was dispatched to the area of 36th Avenue North and Masuch Road for a medical call. Firefighters assisted BCAS paramedics with patient care.
  • 10:53 CFR was dispatched to the area of 20th Ave North and Hurl Street for medical aid. Firefighters assisted BCAS paramedics with patient care.

October 13

  • 6:01 am CFR was dispatched to the area of Highway 3 West for a motor vehicle incident. Firefighters arrived on the scene to a single-vehicle down the embankment approximately 30 feet. Emergency scene traffic control was established. Firefighters used a rope system to access the vehicle and extricated one subject.

October 14

  • 1:44 pm Creston Fire Rescue, Canyon-Lister Fire Department, Wynndel-Lister Fire Department, and West Creston Fire Protection Society were dispatched to the area of Highway 3A for a wildland fire threatening a structure. BC Wildfire requested mutual aid. Firefighters knocked down the fire near the structure quickly. They set up pumps using water from the lake and hand lines around the perimeter of the fire. The fire was approximately 1/2 acre in size.
  • 6:47 pm CFR was dispatched to the area of North West Boulevard or a motor vehicle incident. Firefighters arrived on the scene to a minor two-vehicle incident. The vehicles were parked off the road, and no other hazards were present.

Just Posted

School District 8 addresses student vaping

School District 8 (Kootenay Lake) Superintendent Christine Perkins outlined in a letter… Continue reading

Wolverine film comes to Creston

This November, an exclusive regional film tour dives into the world of… Continue reading

Peter de Groot inquest scheduled for May

Inquest will be held in Rossland

Wildsight annual photography show Local Colours returns to Creston

Creston’s annual Wildsight photography show, Local Colours, is back again for its… Continue reading

The great Tilia Bake-Off comes to Creston

The great Tilia Bake-Off comes to Creston

B.C. to restrict nicotine content, bring in 20% tax on vaping products

Province will also restrict candy and fruit flavoured vaping products to adult-only stores

‘It’s been 12 years’: Father of murdered B.C. real estate agent pleads for mayor’s help

Lindsay Buziak was stabbed to death on Feb. 2, 2008 in Saanich. Her case is unsolved.

B.C. woman sends fight to reduce preventable medical errors to Victoria

Teri McGrath and South Okanagan senior’s centre members presented 150 signature petition to local MLA

B.C. First Nation Chief Ed John faces historic sex charges

John served as minister for children and families under then-premier Ujjah Dosanjh

Yelling at your dog might hurt its long-term mental health: study

Researchers find dogs trained using negative reinforcement are more ‘pessimistic’

Transgender inmate in Surrey denied transfer to women’s prison

Petitioner argued denial of transfer to women’s prison was unreasonable and unfair

Community uses loophole to paint 16 rainbow crosswalks after B.C. council says no

So far 11 rainbows are painted and five planned, all since council denied the first proposal in September

Adoption centre closes despite effort to save it; B.C. left with two agencies

Choices Adoption and Pregnancy Counselling in Victoria was set to close in April

Most Read