Sandy Helfrich from Baynes Lake Fire Department (centre) receiving her 20-year service award.

Regional District of East Kootenay honours firefighters

Local firefighters honoured for their years of service to RDEK

At the recent Firefighter Recognition and Awards night, the Regional District of East Kootenay Fire Services recognized some of their firefighters for their service.

Fire Chief Dave Boreen received his 25-year service medal from the Province of B.C., Sandy Helfrich from Baynes Lake Fire Department received a service award for 20 years, and Willie Rayman from Jaffray Fire Department received a service award for 10 years.

Tania Wallman from Hosmer Fire Department received her 10-year medal and Paul Wills from Baynes Lake received his five-year medal.

 

Fire Chief Dave Boreen (left) receiving his 25 Year service medal. Photos courtesy of RDEK Fire Services/Facebook

Willie Rayman from Jaffray Fire Department (centre) receiving his 10-year service award.

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