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Fire crews rescue elderly Abbotsford man from burning home

February 18, 2013
Fire crews rescue elderly Abbotsford man from burning home

Fire crews were also called out in Abbotsford to help rescue an elderly man. Global TV BC News

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West Kelowna couple trying to rescue Syrian friend

February 15, 2013
West Kelowna couple trying to rescue Syrian friend

Hope lies here in Canada as the Scorgies are trying to bring Saffaf and her three children for a visit to Canada until the Syrian civil war is over.  Global TV BC News

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Timely rescue exercise means quick assistance for kayakers in trouble off Nanaimo

January 29, 2013

Three marine search and rescue crews were in the right place at the right time on Sunday and two kayakers may owe their lives to those training exercises off Vancouver Island. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Vancouver Fire and Rescue battle 3-alarm warehouse fire

January 27, 2013

Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services is currently battling a 3-alarm fire in a vacant 2-story warehouse at 730 Terminal Avenue. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Christy Clark intent on convincing Ottawa to reconsider closing Kitsilano rescue station

January 19, 2013

On Saturday, B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix, and B.C. Conservative Party Leader John Cummins are to participate in an all-party gathering to call for the continued operation of the base, which handles about 300 calls a year, but is being eliminated to save about $ 700,000 per year globeandmail – British Columbia

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