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More than 400 fire chiefs coming to Penticton

Fire trucks and apparatus setting up at Community Centre parking lot June 3-5
Penticton’s fire chief will be among 400 fire chiefs from around B.C. attending expo in Penticton June 3-5. (Western News file photo)

The BC Fire Expo will attract more than 400 fire chiefs to Penticton this weekend, with an outside display of fire trucks and apparatus setting up within a large portion of the Community Centre parking lot from June 3 to 5.

The City would like to notify residents that the Community Centre will be open as usual, with additional parking available outside the South Okanagan Events Centre.

The BC Fire Expo is the annual conference and trade show organized by the Fire Chiefs Association of B.C., with inside booths and displays within the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre as well as the outdoor display, showcasing the latest firefighting technology. This event is closed to the public.

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Monique Tamminga

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Monique brings 20 years of award-winning journalism experience to the role of editor at the Penticton Western News. Of those years, 17 were spent working as a senior reporter and acting editor with the Langley Advance Times.
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