On June 23, the Mannville Fire Department’s Don Speck was deployed with the department’s tender truck to assist with the High Level Wildfire.
“We had some warning ahead of time to get the truck ready, but knew when we got the call that it would come down to whether or not someone with the right qualifications would be available to go. We received the call from the Alberta Fire Commissioner the night before requesting resources, and within a matter of hours after speaking wi
Liam McKinnon enjoyed the Mannville Fire Department’s Pancake Breakfast on October 7. Photos Angela Mouly Approximately 120 people attended the Pancake Breakfast at the Mannville Fire Department on October 7. Hosted for over 25 years, the breakfast continues to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy. Created by a past Fire Chief for a community member with the disorder, the crew continues to support the same cause and create fire prevention awareness. Overall, the community enjoy
PTSD Survivor Bernie Van Tighem, who was a firefighter and emergency medical technician for 30 years, talks openly to a crowd of emergency responders at Mannville School on April 11. Photos Marie Conboy Bernie Van Tighem shared his story on a life living with PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) bravely to a crowd consisting of emergency service personnel including RCMP, local Fire Departments, EMS and their spouses at the Mannville School on April 11. Like many in the emerg
Back row, The Office Of Fire Commissioner, Ross Bennitt, Front row from left, MLA Richard Starke, Director of Protective Services Orest Popil, 1001 Vermilion Graduates Clint McCullough and John Nelson. “You are the ones that run toward danger when everyone else in running away,” said Orest Popil during the Firefighter’s Appreciation Ball on February 10, at the Kitscoty Hall. Dignitaries gathered to honour firefighters and first responders in the greater County of Vermilion Ri