SIVFD Photo Archive

Recycling Centre Fire – September 23, 2020

Photos by Kerry Pavlotos. SIVFD Chief’s report on Free Store fire.

Motor Vehicle Accident – April 16, 2014

These photos are from the motor vehicle incident that occurred on April 16, 2014 at about 3 PM in the vicinity of 120 East Point Road.Two island residents were involved in this front-end collision. Both sustained injuries and were evacuated to hospital by BC Air Ambulance. Saturna Island Rescue and Saturna Island VFD worked together on this incident to achieve a positive outcome. The Jaws of Life, donated by the Saturna Lions to the Fire Department, was brought out for this call. Submitted by John Wiznuk.

Delivery of New Fire Truck – 2012

The new fire department truck arrived from Salt Spring Island in October, and on the 28th firefighters got together to transfer equipment off the old truck and onto the new one. Pictured are Bill Schermbrucker, Peter Clark, Tony Simmonds and Rob Kendall. Photos by John Wiznuk.

Seair Float Plane Crash – November 29, 2009

At right, Peter Clark, Wes Paulin and Kevin O’Hara receive their Canadian Red Cross Rescuer Awards at the 2010 Memorial Service for their part in saving the lives of the two survivors of the Seair float plane crash. Photo by Canadian Red Cross: Bruce Andrew. For accounts of the tragedy, read John Wiznuk, “Seair Float Plane Crash“; Anon, “Reflections on the Plane Crash.”


Saturna Dock Fire – June 5, 2003

Aerial Photos by BC Forest Services. Other photos by Rick Tipple.



Photos by John Wiznuk.