Goose Spit fire pit program working well this year

Despite the hot, dry summer weather in recent weeks, Comox fire chief Gord Schreiner told council Wednesday the Goose Spit fire pit program has been a success.

Despite the hot, dry summer weather in recent weeks, Comox fire chief Gord Schreiner told council Wednesday the Goose Spit fire pit program has been a success.

“Goose Spit has never been better for us in the last couple of summers. The regional district has done a wonderful job managing the fire pit program down there. I wouldn’t be disappointed to see the program be extended longer,” he said.

Coun. Russ Arnott asked if the program would be onerous on the department if expanded into October.

“No, it wouldn’t — we have nothing to do with it — the regional district manages it. We will only respond for emergency situations,” he noted.

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