Lawrie Skolrood

Fire Smart: Don’t give fire a chance to happen

Deputy fire chief Lawrie Skolrood calls on residents to be active around the home

FIRE SMART: The storm is coming

Residents need to be aware of the potential wildfire threat in the Okanagan

Vernon's No. 1 fire department is rich with colourful history.

FIRE SMART: Vernon fire hall’s colourful past

ince joining Vernon Fire Rescue Services in 2007, I have been intrigued by the colourful, rich history of the city’s fire department...

Vernon's No. 1 fire department is rich with colourful history.

FIRE SMART: Be safe in the kitchen

Lawrie Skolrood provides some tips to prevent fires and injuries

FIRE SMART: CPR can save a life

Feb. 16 is the date of this year’s mass CPR training

FIRE SMART: Too many candles gone wrong

Enjoy the warmth and atmosphere that candles can provide but give them the respect

FIRE SMART: Be aware of fire hazards

Look for any possible fire hazards and eliminate any opportunity of them ever accidently causing a fire

FIRE SMART: Vernon Fire Rescue raising alarm bells

People are being slow in response to fire alarm signals or are ignoring them completely

FIRE SMART: Preparing for the unimaginable

On one of my favourite TV programs, I became concerned as to how they were portraying the rescue of a young boy from a house fire

It’s time to become fire smart

New columnist Lawrie Skolrood's, Vernon Fire Rescue Services deputy chief, inaugural fire smart article