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

Area H OCP Amendment

The Fraser Valley Regional District is inviting you to an Open House to learn more and share your thoughts on the Official Community Plan.

The Open House is on June 8 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Columbia Valley Community Centre at 1202 Kosikar Road.

Click for more details on the Open House.

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