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McLure Fire Department celebrates completed renovations with ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting and barbecue was held Saturday, May 4 to celebrate the renovations for the McLure Fire Department fire hall. Seen here are TNRD general manager of operations - Jamie Vieira, left, TNRD Area ‘P’ director - Lee Morris , McClure Fire Department chief Noel Johnson. (TNRD media relations - Colton Davies photo)

McLure Fire Department held a barbecue and ribbon cutting to mark the completion and dedication of the newly renovated fire hall on May 4.

At the time of the approved grant for renovations Mel Rothenburger was the Thompson Nicola Regional District director for Area ‘P’ securing the $700,000 worth of funding needed for the renovations via the EA gas tax fund.

Local officials and community members were on hand to celebrate the new addition to the rural volunteer fire department on Saturday.

The McLure Fire Department celebrated with a ribbon cutting and barbecue on Saturday, May 4 as the $700,00 worth of renovations have been completed on the fire hall. The renovations were made possible by a TNRD grant from former Area ‘P’ TNRD director Mel Rothenburger with current TNRD directors in attendance. (Colton Davies - media relations TNRD photo)

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