Annual Appreciation Dinner 2019

Our 2019 Firefighter Appreciation Dinner and Awards. With six newer members working diligently toward their NFPA 1001 certification, the future of the Otter Point Volunteer Fire Department is looking very good indeed! Every firefighter in our department is making a positive contribution! I am very proud of this group!!

 

 

Otter Point Fire District Annual General Meeting

2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Otter Point Fire Protection Emergency Response Local Service Commission
November 13th at 7:30 pm
at the Otter Point Fire Hall
3727 Otter Point Road, Otter Point

At an AGM, three commission positions are open for election/re-election. These are for two year terms commencing January 2020. Only owners or occupiers of real property within the Otter Point Fire Local Service area that are present at the meeting are eligible to stand for a position on the commission and to vote at the AGM. Nominations to these positions will only be accepted at the time of the AGM

Sooke Wildfire

Sooke Fire Rescue Service

Update from Incident Command 15:20: With many thanks to all responding fire departments, crews are soon wrapping up and will continue to monitor the site over the next few days.

Update from Incident Command 14:02: Fire is now 100% contained. Crews remain on scene.

Update from Incident Command 13:35: Open flame has been extinguished. Black area now 150’X75’. Crews continuing to contain fire (currently 50% contained). Twelve responding firefighters across agencies.

OP: Sooke Fire Rescue, and mutual aid partners (Otter Point/Metchosin/East Sooke Fire Departments) are on scene responding to a Rank 2 brush fire in the area of Basinview Heights in Sooke (off of Ayum Road). The fire is approximately 100X40 feet and is on a significant slope.

Training Centre Expansion Part2

It started here with the raising of the new container.

And continued on step by step. Window, hat channel, battens, panels, flashing, burn tray, sealing the joint on the burn room floor and finally the lighting of the first fire!

 

First Fire

Smile Week

It’s “make someone smile week”.
Thanks Sooke Flower House for putting a big smile on our faces!

Training Centre Expansion

Highly anticipated, much awaited!!
The Otter Point Training Centre upper burn room expansion is finally happening! The opening has been cut, window has been installed, concrete floor poured and the container has been lifted into place. Thanks to all the firefighters who are making this project happen