Selkirk Fire Department new rescue truck loaded with safety features for citizens, firefighters.

The city’s replacement of a 25-year-old rescue truck and the advancement of technology have combined to make Selkirk’s firefighters better equipped to do their job fighting fires and keeping Selkirk’s citizens safe. The Fort Garry Fire Trucks, custom-built rescue vehicle was designed by members of the Selkirk Fire Department, in consultation with city, to meet…

CP Crossing at Strathnaver

City Investigating Whistle Cessation

The City of Selkirk is investigating its options with regards to train whistles in the community following a deluge of citizen complaints this summer. David Thorne, Director of Protective Services, said the city has begun Transport Canada’s whistle cessation process, an eight-step investigative procedure to determine whether the whistles should continue or be replaced by…