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Deputy fire chief steps into top spot with Wilson's Landing fire department

Wilson’s Landing Fire Chief Ronaye Beck is pictured in this undated photo.
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July 23, 2019 - 9:22 AM

KELOWNA - Ronaye Beck is the new chief of the Wilson’s Landing Fire Protection District.

Beck replaces former Chief Don Bennison, who retired in July. Beck was deputy chief for the past two years and has served with the department for four years, according to a Central Okanagan Regional District media release.

“I joined the department, like so many others, to give something back to my community,” Beck said in the release. “My technical background as a chemical engineer and past corporate leadership roles along with a passion for safety and training led me into leadership within the fire department."

"My experience and the skills learned since joining the department will assist us with our training, teamwork and continual improvement so that we continue to provide our neighbours with the best fire and first medical response services.”

The department provides paid on-call firefighters for fire suppression and first medical response services to Westside Road communities from Trader’s Cove to Shelter Cove including Lake Okanagan Resort, the regional district says.

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