From left, Captain Alan Cook, firefighter Scott Reiter, retired firefighter Hal Dyck, deputy fire chief Lynn Mazur, fire chief Bryan Griffin and retired deputy fire chief Garry Loeppky. Other members of the fire department helped with the project, but weren’t available for the photo. (CSRD image)

From left, Captain Alan Cook, firefighter Scott Reiter, retired firefighter Hal Dyck, deputy fire chief Lynn Mazur, fire chief Bryan Griffin and retired deputy fire chief Garry Loeppky. Other members of the fire department helped with the project, but weren’t available for the photo. (CSRD image)

White Lake firefighters go beyond call of duty with construction project

Storage shed built for sports equipment in South Shuswap park

They’re definitely skilled with firefighting equipment, but it turns out they’re also pretty handy when it comes to construction.

Members of the White Lake Fire Department took their commitment to their community a step further and built a storage shed at John Evdokimoff Park, reports Columbia Shuswap Regional District staff.

Members of the department prepped the site, contributed all the materials and built the shed themselves. The building will hold sporting equipment, which is free for park users to enjoy.

The CSRD expressed its appreciation for the great effort.

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