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In the photo, from left to right, are the eight members of UCPR Council; Christina Eggiman and Carl Eggiman, representatives of FWB Canada; Daniel Boisvenue, member of FWB Canada and firefighter for The Nation; and Marco Beaulieu, paramedic for the UCPR. sur la photo, dans l’ordre habituel, sont les huit membres du Conseil des CUPR; Christina Eggiman et Carl Eggiman, représentants de FWB Canada; Daniel Boisvenue, membre de FWB Canada et pompier pour La Nation; et Marco Beaulieu, paramédic pour les CUPR.

Donation of a UCPR Ambulance/Don d’une ambulance des CUPR

On August 8, the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) proceeded with the donation of one of its ambulances to the non-profit organization Firefighters Without Borders (FWB) Canada. The ambulance will be placed into service in Samaná Province in Dominican Republic, and will be accompanied by several other emergency vehicles. This ambulance represents the second donation made by the UCPR through this organization.

The mission of FWB Canada is to assist the emergency service agencies of these nations by helping to improve their ability to effectively provide a higher level of emergency services to their communities. A team of 20 firefighters will travel from December 1st to December 8th to provide training to the Dominican firefighters. The UCPR would like to thank FWB Canada for helping emergency service agencies in need.

Le 8 août dernier, les Comtés unis de Prescott et Russell (CUPR) ont procédé au don d’une de leurs ambulances à l’organisme à but non lucratif Firefighters Without Borders (FWB) Canada. L’ambulance sera mise en service dans la province de Samaná en République dominicaine, et sera accompagnée par plusieurs autres véhicules d’urgence. Cette ambulance représente le deuxième don fait par les CUPR à travers cet organisme.

La mission de FWB Canada est de soutenir les agences de services d’urgence de ces pays en les aidant à améliorer leur capacité de fournir à leurs communautés des services d’urgence supérieurs, de manière plus efficace. Une équipe de 20 pompiers se déplaceront du 1er au 8 décembre prochain pour offrir de la formation auprès des pompiers dominicains. Le département des Services d’urgence des CUPR aimerait remercier FWB Canada pour le soutien qu’il offre aux autres agences de services d’urgence.


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