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Serving Kimberley for a quarter century

(From left) Kimberley Mayor Ron McRae presents Fire Chief Allen Collinson with a 25 year Fire Service Award. - Photo submitted
(From left) Kimberley Mayor Ron McRae presents Fire Chief Allen Collinson with a 25 year Fire Service Award.
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The City of Kimberley is proud to announce that Fire Chief, Allen Collinson, has received a 25 year Fire Service Award from the BC Fire Commissioner, Rebecca F. Denlinger.

The award was presented by Mayor Ron McRae at the Regular Meeting of Council held last night with the support of the community, including members of the Call Rank Fire Department and the Chief’s family.

Fire Chief Collinson began his 25 year career with the Kimberley Fire Department on January 12, 1989 as a Call Rank Firefighter. Shortly thereafter, April 9, 1990, he was hired full-time and worked his way up to Fire Chief, serving in the position since July 1, 2006. “We are very proud of Chief Collinson’s accomplishments over the years. He holds an exemplary record in the department and is a first-rate leader,” said Mayor McRae before presenting the Chief with a framed certificate and medal for his achievement.

The City of Kimberley and the Kimberley Fire Department congratulate Fire Chief Allen Collinson on this 25 year anniversary.

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