Duty Officer for the week beginning May 16 2013Doug Chinnery 250 218 9156
Current Fire Conditions
Permits are required for all open burning, other than campfires. Leave a message at the fire hall (335-2611) and we will come out on Tuesday and Saturday to write a permit.
Current fire rating:LOW
Next Practice : May 23, 2013PFP at the Co-Op
Next Medical Practice:
Tag Archives: members
On Jan 5 Al Cannon and I were in Enderby to convey Hornby Island Fire Rescue’s deep sadness in the death of Enderby firefighter Dan Botkin. We marched with over 1100 other firefighters in support of the Enderby Fire Department … Continue reading
Firefighters are conditioned to reach for the water as soon as they arrive on scene. It makes sense, doesn’t it? Put water on the fire and it goes away. 5 of us went to a course last weekend where the … Continue reading
We were practicing skills to rescue ourselves and other firefighters at our last practice. Pat got to do a window bailout and was inspired to tell all about it.
On a winter day in February 1976, wanting to help out his community, David Cloud joined the Hornby Island Volunteer Fire Department. At that time there was a Chief and a Deputy Chief. Cloud became the only firefighter. Since that … Continue reading
Pat attended a great medical practice at the clinic and emerged inspired. Read all about it here.
Hornby Island Fire Rescue, along with many other community members, has been involved in an intense ground search for Orlando Graham. The RCMP, 442 Squadron from CFB Comox, Canadian Coast Guard. the Rescue Coordination Center in Victoria, Comox Valley Ground … Continue reading
It’s a jarring experience. You are jolted awake in wee hours of the morning by a screaming pager. You leave your warm bed, get dressed, and try to suppress the adrenaline surges so that you can safely get to the … Continue reading
Patrick tells us about commitment in his latest ‘blog entry.
We are proud to announce that Ian “Embers” Emberton has graduated from rookie to a full fledged firefighter. After putting in two years of training, practices, and public service since joining our department, Embers embarked on the daunting 3-evening task … Continue reading
Hear Pat tell all about it in his latest ‘blog entry.