Members of Comox Fire Rescue unload a Christmas tree during the annual Christmas Tree drop-off the department holds to raise donations. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Members of Comox Fire Rescue unload a Christmas tree during the annual Christmas Tree drop-off the department holds to raise donations. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Christmas tree drop-off continues Sunday

Local firefighters accept trees, donations through day

Comox Valley firefighters continue to take in this season’s Christmas trees Sunday.

Many people drop off trees, though departments also arrange home pick-up for a small charge. The Courtenay and Comox departments started Saturday and continue Sunday. Each is set up at their fire hall, while Courtenay also has drop-off at the Crown Isle parking lot. Trees will chipped. Both departments will be working 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Courtenay’s program supports various charities, including local youth sports, while Comox’s supports YANA.

Cumberland’s department, in conjunction with Tree Craft Arboricultural Services, is also chipping trees on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for cash and food donations, with proceeds supporting the food bank. Pick-up is also available in village limits for a $5 donation.



mike.chouinard@comoxvalleyrecord.com

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