This site is best viewed at 1024x768 or greater using a CSS-capable browser.
Monday, October 23, 2017
Site Navigation

Meet the Members

Loren Dorner
Fire Fighter
(Station 4 - City)

 

 


Photo Albums

Spring Training 2017

Grand Forks Fire/Rescue hosted the 2017 Okanagan Spring Training Weekend April 28-30.

High Angle Rope Course - June 2013

KGC Fire Rescue provided high-angle rope training to about a dozen GFFR members. This complements the low-angle (slope) rescue courses that we've taken over the last few years.

GFSS Fire Suppression 12 - June 2013

GFFR hosted our annual visit from the Fire Suppression 12 classes from GFSS and BCSS at the regular practice on June 12, 2013.

GFSS Fire Suppression 12 - May 23 2012

GFFR hosted the (Wildland) Fire Suppression 12 class on practice night and gave the students a chance to see the difference between structural and wildland firefighting.

Luau Dinner - May 2 2012 - Pit Roasted Pig

Photos from the prep for our special "themed" dinner for the May Association meeting.

Auto Extrication Training - Mar 30-Apr 1 2012

A full weekend of hands-on extrication training (Jaws of Life and other tools)

Grand Forks Hotel - Mar 7 2012

Photos from the fire which consumed the Grand Forks Hotel on March 7 2012.

Swiftwater Rescue Training - May 2010

Six members attended Swiftwater Flood Rescue Technician (Level 3) training.

Spring Training 2010

Spring Training 2010 from Oliver, BC

Misc Photos

Assorted pictures

Another accident at Hwy 3 and Granby

A freight truck failed to navigate the turn in front of the Omega restaurant and ended up on its side just before the bridge.

Dangerous Goods Found in City Park

Some jars of unknown chemicals were located near the river in City Park, so we deployed our Haz-Mat team.

Auto extrication course 2008

Part of our training program involves a weekend-long course in Auto Extrication

Parking Lot Washing Fund Raiser

Every year, the members hold a post-winter parking lot wash to raise funds for the association.

Ruckle Fire - Feb 29, 2008

House fire in Ruckle Addition, Leap Year Day 2008

Open House 2007

Our first Open House at Station 4 (City), which has become an annual event.

Flatdeck rollover near Wilgress Lake

A flatdeck carrying particle board rolled over blocking all lanes of Highway 3 near Wilgress Lake (August 2007)

Three cars and a boat

MVI on August 10, 2007 on Highway 3 in front of the United Church.

Mock Accident at GFSS

MVI Rescue Demonstration at GFSS with RCMP and BCAS.

7th Street Fire

Structure fire on 7th Street - April 10, 2007

Truck Accident on Bridge - Highway 3 - June 15, 2005

Photos from a Semi Accident on the bridge at the east end of downtown Grand Forks - June 15, 2005

P&T Practice Burn

When Pope and Talbot bought out a city block to expand their operations, the houses were donated to the fire department for practice, as long as we had them "to the ground" when we were done. We scheduled a full weekend of practices with the neighbouring departments before finally allowing the remains to burn down.

 

Call Statistics
July
Fire:             19
Rescue:            4
First Responder:  14

2017
     Fire:Rescue:F.R.
Jan    12    1    21
Feb     7    3    16
Mar    15    3    18
Apr    19    5    19
May     8   20    13
Jun     9    5    17
Jul    19    4    14
2017   78   41   118

2016
     Fire:Rescue:F.R.
Jan     7    8    36
Feb    11    3    29
Mar    17    4    19
Apr    19    3    13
May     8    5    22
Jun    15    6    20
Jul    16    6    13
Aug    14    6    21
Sep     9    2    17
Oct    11    4    12
Nov    11    5    19
Dec    11    4    15
2016  148   56   236

Previous Years
Year:Fire:Resc:F/R:Ttl
2016  148  56  236 440
2015  184  61  370 615
2014  171  41  256 468
2013  182  36  255 473
2012  174  41   83 298

<October 2017>
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7
 8  9  10  11  12  13  14
 15  16  17  18  19  20  21
 22 23 24  25  26  27  28
 29  30  31

Last 10 News Items
Spring Training 2017
Happy Holidays from Grand Forks Fire/Rescue
Safer Highways
Open Burning Ban - Southeast Fire Centre
2015 Fundraising Calendar SOLD OUT!
Open Fire Ban in Southeast Forest District - July 2, 2014
Clara's Big Ride in Grand Forks May 23, 2014
2014 Freshet Update - River levels being monitored
5 Members Receive Long Service Awards
Open Burning Ban In Effect for Southeast Fire District
-- Archive of Past Stories --

Copyright 2009-2013 Grand Forks Fire Rescue
Website hosting provided by China Creek Internet Service