Penticton Fire Department offers fire extinguisher training

The Penticton Fire Department is offering fire extinguisher training for residents and local employers.

The 30 minute training program provides a basic understanding of fire safety and the use and limitations of fire extinguishers. The program fulfills the WCB regulations regarding staff knowledge of how to operate fire safety equipment.

Training will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Fire Hall No. 2, 285 Dawson Ave. in Penticton. Sessions will be offered at five separate times: 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Participants can choose which session they prefer.

All participants are encouraged to dress appropriately, including closed-toe footwear. Sandals are not permitted.

Registration is required, and interested participants can reserve their space by calling 250-490-2311 or emailing the department contact.