North Shore Emergency Management in concert with District of North Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services will be conducting an tactical wildfire exercise on May 26th.
A wildfire event will be simulated at the base of Grouse Mountain and response agencies will on-scene to test inter-agency communications, wildfire response protocols and incident command procedures.
There will be actual helicopters flying in the area along with several pieces of fire apparatus from District of North Vancouver Fire, Metro Vancouver Wildfire Services and the BC Government Wildfire Management Branch.
RCMP and North Shore Rescue will be on-scene to assist with a simulated evacuation of the nearby trails, including the Grouse Grind.
If you have any questions regarding this exercise, please contact our office at 778-338-6300