RDCK Firefighter Wins Prestigious Award for Volunteerism

A volunteer firefighter from the Tarry’s fire department has received the 2015 Public Safety Lifeline Volunteer Award for Road Rescue from the Province of BC.

Dave Laramee has been a firefighter with the department since 2003 and its training officer since 2009. Laramee delivers training in firefighting, first response, wildland firefighting, and extrication.

"I’m thrilled to receive this honour, but there are more volunteers than just me," says Laramee.

Laramee was presented the award by Emergency Management BC at a ceremony in Victoria. The event was held as part of National Volunteer Week.

"Volunteering has always been a part of my life," says Laramee.

"Dave continuously provides this valuable training to all members and has devoted many hours of his personal time to preparing this training," says Greg Patterson, chief of the Tarry’s volunteer fire department. "He is a definite asset to the department and our community."


Minister Suzanne Anton presenting the 2015 Public Safety Lifeline Volunteer Award for Road Rescue to Tarry’s Volunteer Fire Department member Dave Laramee.

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For more information:
Terry Swan
Regional Fire Chief
250.352.1507

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