Vernon Fire Rescue Services Chief David Lind (centre) welcomes new firefighters Ashton Sykes (from left), Bryan Carter, Shawn Calder and Dave Robinson to the department. (City of Vernon photo)

Vernon Fire Rescue Services adds four members

Hirings mark significant milestone in the implementation of the eight-year strategic plan

The City of Vernon has added four new full-time firefighters.

Joining Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) team are Ashton Sykes, Bryan Carter, Shawn Calder and Dave Robinson.

“These talented individuals bring a wide variety of experience and skills to VFRS and are a great addition to our team,” said Fire Chief David Lind.

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The hiring of the new firefighters marks a significant milestone in the implementation of the eight-year strategic plan, which moves VFRS closer to a contemporary service model through a series of steps which will occur between 2018 and 2025.

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