Firefighters have managed to extinguish the fire at the former Tolko mill, located at Lindley...
Category: Merritt Fire Rescue
by Marius Auer | Jun 16, 2023
The BC Wildfire Service and Ministry of Forests have announced that the recently announced campfire ban will be lifted noon today (June 16) for the Kamloops Fire Centre, which includes the Nicola Valley.
by Merritt Herald | May 31, 2023
The fire department are already deep into their wildfire mitigation work, which includes several initiatives that have proven beneficial in the past and one in particular that empowers homeowners to do their part by offsetting some of the costs of FireSmart upgrades.
by Marius Auer | Apr 30, 2023
BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) crews are currently battling a wildfire near Merritt, where a 20 hectare blaze has grown rapidly throughout the day due to windy conditions.
by Marius Auer | Apr 27, 2023
The department’s usual Monday training session took place at the former Emergency Support Services building on Coldwater Avenue, a flood-affected building soon to be removed.
by Marius Auer | Apr 25, 2023
The City of Merritt’s annual budget process is now well underway, delayed slightly by the city’s lack of a financial department head, flood recovery efforts, and a lack of finalized year end financials from 2022.
by Marius Auer | Feb 28, 2023
At their recent regular meeting, Merritt City Council voted unanimously to extend that agreement under new terms after a TNRD Fire Services Review showed that the City of Merritt was being underfunded compared to other jurisdictions in the TNRD.
by Marius Auer | Dec 14, 2022
The Merritt RCMP are on scene at Mario’s Towing and are investigating an early morning blaze that has been deemed suspicious.