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Vernon Fire Department

  • Vernon’s North Valley gymnastics building totally destroyed by fire
    At approximately 7:15 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to a report of a fire at a gymnastics studio in the 4700-block of 31st Street.
    Canada
    Oct 31, 2021
  • Residents of evacuated Vernon townhouses return home following small landslide
    Officials blamed a quick thaw for the soil sloughing.
    Feb 3, 2020
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  • Two close calls at Vernon skydiving festival
    Due to the malfunctions, both skydivers were forced to cut away their primary parachutes and deploy their reserve chutes.
    Jun 30, 2019
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  • Unknown powder discovery prompts library evacuation in Vernon
    A library employee initially cleaned up the substance, not thinking anything at the time, according to Sgt. Colby Attlesey. 
    Jun 17, 2019
  • Vernon claims ex-fire chief didn’t trust the city and asked for an ‘exit plan’
    The city alleges Green emailed city council to say "he did not trust the city and would not wish to work with people he didn't trust."
    Apr 11, 2019
  • Consultant found host of problems in Vernon’s fire department, but city can’t release the report
    The City of Vernon said it can't make that report public, even under Freedom of Information Act legislation.
    Politics
    Apr 2, 2019
  • Vernon gets extra time to make appeal decision in case of firehall hanky-panky
    A fire captain and a fire dispatcher were let go after being caught on camera fooling around in the fire chief's office.
    Canada
    Apr 1, 2019
  • Vernon fire crews called to truck blaze
    A truck is a total writeoff after a fire overnight on Sunday.
    Canada
    Mar 25, 2019
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  • Fatal medical incident cause of traffic accident near Vernon
    Accident took place near Swan Lake area in the morning.
    Traffic
    Dec 27, 2018
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  • Vernon outsourcing fire dispatch to Kelowna
    The city said the money saved by outsourcing means it can afford to hire more firefighters.
    Politics
    Aug 15, 2018

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