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Fire Hall No. 1
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 52° 58.674 W 122° 29.613
10U E 534005 N 5869932
Quick Description: The first of three, this is the central station of the Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 7/3/2019 8:26:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM10WTW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Kurt Franke
Views: 1

Long Description:
Built in 1958, this is the original of three fire halls of the Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department. Covered in wood shiplap siding, the station is beginning to show its age. Substantially larger than stations 2 and three, Station Number 1 also has administration offices attached. The department has 4 full time and about 40 volunteer firefighters, the majority of them deployed to this station.

The apparatus assigned to this fire hall consists of the following:
Engine 11 - 2014 Spartan Gladiator Evolution / Fort Garry (1750/1250/60F)
Tender 11 - 2008 Kenworth T300 / Brutus (port./1500)
Rescue 11 - 1991 Ford F700 / Superior (SN#SE 1194)
Squad 1 - 2009 GMC Acadia
Squad 2 - 2008 Ford F350 4x4 (port./150)
Squad 3 - 2003 Ford F350 (port./175)
Parade - 1942 International K-8 / Bickle-Seagrave pumper (625/250) (Ex-RCAF)

The department's ladder truck is stored in Fire Hall No. 3.

Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department
The Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department provides services from three stations to a service area that includes the City of Quesnel and Red Bluff. We also assist with fire suppression in the larger Quesnel and District area, as required, under mutual aid agreements that are in place with the West Fraser, Bouchie Lake, Barlow Creek, Kersley and Ten Mile Fire Departments. Firefighters are dispatched by a regional 9-1-1 system in Prince George.

The department consists of four full-time and approximately 40 volunteer members. The full-time staff are here to support, train and equip an effective volunteer fire service and to provide inspection and education services to our customers - our citizens.

Fire Hall No 1 is the main fire hall and administration offices.
Fire Hall No 2 is located in Redbluff and has two fire emergency vehicles.
Fire Hall No 3 is located in West Village and has three fire emergency vehicles.

The Fire Department uses five types of emergency vehicles:
RED 1 - 1988 AMERTEK
From the QVFD

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Paid or Volunteer: Part Paid / Part Volunteer

EMS Involvement: yes

Has 911 Dispatch: yes

Has Emergency Call Box: no

Has Emergency Siren: no

Has Fire Pole: no

Number of Firetrucks: 6

Related Website: [Web Link]

Physical Address:
310 Kinchant Street
Quesnel, BC Canada
V2J 2R4

Number of Emergency Staff: 45


Average Alarms Per Year: Not Listed

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