Spreading the load and the training has resulted in the Slocan Valley having key specialist rescue and emergency services covered.
Slocan has just wrapped up its certification is high angle and low slope rope rescue.
Crescent Valley focused on first medical responder, Winlaw specialized in motor vehicle incidents and extrication, and Passmore’s area is water rescue.
Here’s Regional Fire Chief Terry Swan.
Swan says this is an excellent example of working together to provide excellent volunteer services to rural communities.