The Capt’s Blog

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Next Sat, the 22nd of Feb, all the departments in the Valley are holding a Car Wash at Canadian Tire from 1100 - 1600.  This event is in support of Wounded Warrior Canada - To honour and support Canada’s ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans, First Responders and their families.  Come out and join us in support of a great program.

 

Last week we were paged out for an FR call on Fri.

 

The Capt’s Blog

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Last week we were paged out for an MVI Extrication on Mon, an AMA Structure Fire in Port Alberni’s area on Tues, an FR call on Weds, and an FR Assist Routine on Thurs.

 

Sports:  NHL - Canadian teams in the West are moving up in their conference (all Top 8 now), and the ones in the East are still all over the place in their conference.  NBA - WOW - Raptors are on a record 14 run winning streak!!!  They are in 2nd spot with a record of 39 - 14.  BCHL - Bulldogs have stalled in 4th with a record of 25 - 24.

 

The Capt's Blog

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Our thoughts and condolences go out to Coulson Aviation for the loss of their crew who were engaged in firefighting operations in Australia.  R.I.P.

 

Last week we had an FR call on Mon, and FR Assist Routine on Tues, and an FR call on Thurs.

 

The Capt’s Blog

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So, how did every one enjoy our 2 little Snow-mageddons?  Hope all stayed safe and didn’t have their power out for too long (about 18 hours for the 1st time and 1 hour the 2nd time at our house).

 

Last week we had a Hydro Trouble call, an Alarms call on Weds, and an FR call on Sun.

 

The Capt’s Blog

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Last week we had a Beach/Brush Non-Emergency investigation on Tues and a Hydro call on Thurs, and an MVI call early Sun morning.

 

Sports:  NFL – Playoffs in full swing with only a couple of weekends remaining.  BIg upset on Sat.  NBA - Raptors are 25 - 13 and are in 4th in their conference.  NHL - Canadian teams in the West are still keeping to the middle of the pack of their conference, and the ones in the East are all over the  place in their conference.  BCHL - Bulldogs are hovering in 3rd spot with a record of 21 - 17.

 

The Capt's Blog

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Happy New Year one and all.  I hope 2020 is harmonious and prosperous for you.

 

Last week we started the New Year with an Alarms call on Weds, and 3 calls on Thurs – an Alarms, a Hydro Trouble, and an MVI.

 

The Capt's Blog

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Happy New Year one and all.  Please take a few minutes to think of those that have left us in 2019.  May 2020 be harmonious and prosperous for you and your’s.

 

Last week we had an FR call on Mon and an FR call this Sun evening.

 

The Capt's Blog

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Merry Christmas everyone.  And Happy Winter Solstice - summer is just around the corner.

 

Last week we had no calls.

 

Sports:  NFL – 9 teams in the playoff so far.  1 more week of regular season.  NBA - Raptors are 20 - 8 and have moved up to 4th in their conference.  NHL - Canadian teams in the West are still within the top 10, but the ones in the East are making a small surge in their conference.  BCHL - the Bulldogs remain in 3rd with a 19 - 14 record.

 

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Last week we had an AMA Structure fire call in Cherry Creek’s area on Mon and then another AMA structure fire call in Port Alberni’s area on Weds.  The picture is from the back seat of our new truck 49 en route to Cherry Creek’s at approx 0530.

 

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