Six-year-old William Logan-Maas gets to try out the fire hose with help from Master Cpl. Jeff Hurni, left, and Sgt. Noah Eckenswiller on Saturday during the open house at the Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges. (GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin)

Canadian Forces base lets civilians take a look around

CFMETR held its annual open house on Saturday at Nanoose Bay

Armed forces base CFMETR held its annual open house on Saturday at Nanoose Bay.

The Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges opened their gates to the public and hundreds of carloads of people stopped by to take a look around.

Visitors were invited to explore the site, board vessels and ask questions about the base and its operations.

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