Finn Alvisser cools off and has fun in the Sicamous Fire Department’s bubble pit during the Sicamous Safety Fair at the recreation centre on Saturday, May 27.

Emergency services on display

Photos by Lachlan Labere include: Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station #106 member Chris Stone gives Callum Starnes an introductory CPR lesson during the Sicamous Safety Fair in the recreation centre parking lot on Saturday, May 27. EZ Rock’s Scott Campbell uses the jaws of life to extract a block in a game of Jenga; Finn Alvisser cools off in the Sicamous Fire Department’s bubble pit; Eagle Valley Rescue Society member Brody Dewitt gives Cohen Dupuis and father Mike a try with the jaws of life; firefighter Shane McKellar helps Eagle Valley Rescue Society member Brody Dewitt open a van door with the jaws of life.

 

Sicamous firefighter Shane McKellar helps Eagle Valley Rescue Society members Brody Dewitt and Lance Adrian open a van door with the jaws of life during an vehicle extrication display. Lachlan Labere/Eagle Valley News

Eagle Valley Rescue Society member Brody Dewitt gives Cohen Dupuis and father Mike a try with the jaws of life.

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station #106 member Chris Stone gives Callum Starnes an introductory CPR lesson.

EZ Rock’s Scott Campbell uses the jaws of life to extract a block in a game of Jenga set up by the Eagle Valley Rescue Society.

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