After a great deal of consideration, it was decided that we should sell our Compressed-Air Foam system Truck to a department that could get more use out of it than we have. We put it up to the district and after approvals and due process, we have accepted an offer and officially sold this truck to the CVRD for the Honeymoon Bay Fire Department. We can officially retire MBFD CAFS 77.Read More →
It’s that time of year again and Mill Bay Fire Department will be holding our annual open house at our #1 fire hall on June 22nd. Where: 2675 Lodgepole Road, Mill Bay. (Behind Shell Gas Station) When: From 10 AM until 4 PM. Come look at our line of modern firefighting equipment, meet the group helping to keep our community safe! We’re also always looking for new members, so come and see what it takes to become a volunteer firefighter, it may be easier than you think to get started. This year we will also be having a Contest to win a set of WASP HomeRead More →
It’s that time of year, now that we’ve got some sunshine, to get the community together and have our open house! Join us and learn about the Mill Bay Fire Department services, tools and apparatus. Bring the kids and make a day of it! BBQ lunch will also be served from 11:00-13:00(11am – 1pm) Take a ride on a fire truck Use a fire hose to knock down targets Learn and practice how to use a fire extinguisher Watch us perform a Ladder Rescue Watch us perform a High-angle Rescue And everyone’s favorite: Watch us tear apart a car in a demonstrated Auto Extrication TheRead More →
Nanaimo RCMP is investigating another serious motorcycle crash that happened over the weekend. It was the third serious collision involving a motorcycle on mid-Vancouver Island in the last week. Polic...