Emergency Preparedness Meeting


You’re invited to an Emergency Planning info session. Please come on out to find out what has been happening in Area H to help prepare, and hear some home tips too.

Area H Community Emergency Preparedness Meeting – Saturday, July 6th 12:30-2:00 – Columbia Valley Firehall – 1202 Kosikar Road, Columbia Valley

Taryn Dixon – FVRD Director Area H

  • Communications – when an emergency strikes, no news is often good news
  • How we can best assist our fire department
  • Being prepared provides peace of mind – grab and go kit

Reg Dyck – FVRD Emergency Manager

  • Home tips for being Firesmart
  • What happens around large scale emergencies – evacuation procedures
  • Being prepared doesn’t mean being paranoid – our foliage vs interior of BC
  • ESS / Brochures

Mike Soth – Columbia Valley FD Fire Chief:

  • Fire Dept. training and equipment update.
  • Further discussion around preparedness and protecting homes
  • Where public can find information regarding wildfires in the province and more specifically updates on any FVRD area fires/emergencies
  • Reporting fires and what to do when there are fires in the area
  • What to watch for in our neighborhoods and FSR areas
  • Q & A with our Fire Chief.

We hope to see you there.

Thanks everyone.


Taryn Dixon
Director, FVRD Electoral Area H

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