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New mutual aid agreement enables regional support for fire rescue and emergency response

July 20, 2020
By The Chemainus Valley Courier

July 20, 2020, Cowichan Valley Regional District, B.C. – Fire departments across the region have entered into a mutual aid agreement that ensures all Cowichan communities have back-up emergency response assistance. The Cowichan Valley Fire Department Regional Mutual Aid Agreement creates a no-charge reciprocal system of emergency response and assistance available to all 17 local fire departments throughout the region and represents the first time a single regional agreement has been established. The Chemainus Valley Courier reports. | READ MORE