The Wildland Urban Interface Training Symposium in Penticton is an annual event aimed to improve the response to wildfires. It involves BC Wildfire Service, municipal fire service staff and industry experts.
Each year, more than 150 firefighters from over 25 jurisdictions across B.C. attend the event, which is designed to improve knowledge and response to wildfires. This included training exercises using supervised burning as well as fire apparatus and aircraft.
The 2020 WUI Training Symposium has been cancelled do to the COVID-19 restrictions. You are reminded to cancel any hotel reservations made on your behalf.
WUI 2021 is scheduled for April 23-25, 2021, to be held at the Penticton Lakeside Resort. Watch this space for updates and registration opening.
Penticton Fire Department