Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Fire Dept News

A Burning Need to Help

Chilliwack firefighters collect over 17,000 items for the Food Bank

Released by Ian Josephson, City of Chilliwack Fire Chief/File photo


he Chilliwack Fire Department along with Chilliwack Search and Rescue (SAR) and Emergency Social Services (ESS) would like to thank the citizens of Chilliwack for making the 2013 Chilliwack Fire Department Food Drive a success.

Approximately 17,000 food items were collected by firefighters, SAR and ESS volunteers during a 2 hour period last night. These food items will have a significant, short term impact on the local Salvation Army Food Bank reserves.  

Donations will continue to be accepted for the month of December at Fire Hall #1 located at 45950 Cheam Avenue (corner of Young Road and Cheam Avenue) from 830am to 430pm Monday to Friday. 


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