Ucluelet, BC – The District of Ucluelet is pleased to announce that Rick Geddes has been hired as the community’s first full-time Fire Chief. Mr. Geddes comes to Ucluelet from the Port Alberni area where he has served as the Deputy Chief for the Sproat Lake Fire Department and Acting Unit Chief for the BC Ambulance Service. The new role will lead the Fire and Protective Services department and will include oversight of the emergency management program. The Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade consists of 23 fully trained firefighters and provides essential fire and first responder protection service for our growing community.
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