The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department participated in the Parksville Canada Day parade this year with one of its old fire trucks. The PVFD is celebrating its 75th anniversary on Saturday which will include antinque apparatus. — Lauren Collins photo

The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department celebrates 75

Show ‘n shine, open house on July 22

The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating its 75th anniversary this Saturday (July 22).

To mark the occasion, the PVFD will host a show ’n shine and open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with awards at 2:30 p.m.

Classic and antique firefighting apparatus from communities on Vancouver Island will be on display in the area near the fire station at the parking area between the fire hall and city hall, located at132 Jensen Ave. East.

The open house will feature live demonstrations, station tours and anniversary activities.

The celebration is meant to be an exciting event for children and adults. Light refreshments will be available by donation.

For more information on the event, visit www.pvfd.ca.

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