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Fires, accidents down in Courtenay during coronavirus pandemic

March 27, 2020  By The Comox Valley Record

Mar. 27, 2020, Courtenay, B.C. – The Courtenay Fire Department has dealt with fewer fires and fewer car accidents since the outbreak of the coronavirus. The approach has also changed for crews in the event of a fire or accident, Courtenay Chief Don Bardonnex said. If there’s smoke in a building, firefighters ask occupants to stand back. At an accident, they need to first question people about their health before dealing with the scene in order to determine the level of equipment. The Comox Valley Record reports. | READ MORE

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