The six year old who alerted his parents to a fire in their house received an award from the Sooke Fire Rescue Service today.
Fire Chief Steven Sorensen posted the following picture along with a tweet that read: “6yr old Gavin Lerik accepts award at #sooke Council meeting for alerting his family to a fire in his house July 2.”
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Early Tuesday afternoon saw the Sooke Fire Rescue Service attend some burning trees along Sooke River Road. According to a tweet from Sooke Fire Fighters (@iaff4841), a tree had fallen on some hydro lines and branches were burning.
Fire Chief Steven Steven Sorensen tweeted, “#sooke firefighters hose down area under burning tree on power lines 2900 blk Sooke River Rd. Passers-by called it in” and posted the following picture.