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New equipment aids Salmon Arm firefighters

Aug. 9, 2013, Shuswap, B.C. - The Salmon Arm Fire Department got a chance to test out some new equipment that will help to fight wild fires in the Columbia Shuswap Region. The District has purchased two Structure Protection Units or, simply put, trailers full of sprinklers, which can protect up to 35 homes at a time that are in the path of encroaching wildfires. Global News reports.

August 9, 2013
By Global News

Aug. 9, 2013, Shuswap, B.C. – The Salmon Arm Fire Department got a chance to test out some new
equipment that will help to fight wild fires in the Columbia Shuswap
Region. The District has purchased two Structure Protection Units
or, simply put, trailers full of sprinklers, which can protect up to 35
homes at a time that are in the path of encroaching wildfires. Global News reports. | READ MORE