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Colwood Fire Rescue transitions to paid on call model to support response times

February 22, 2022
By City of Colwood

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Feb. 22, Colwood, B.C. – For 75 years, the Colwood Fire Department has provided fire rescue service through a volunteer model. Now, with volunteerism declining in organizations throughout North America, volunteer fire departments face challenges with respect to volunteer turnout and retention. The City of Colwood reports. | READ MORE