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History of the
WEST VANCOUVER FIRE SERVICE
Hired Mechanic and 4 men firefighters - November 19. Fire chiefT.B.F. McKim leaves.
November 19 - April 1, 1969 - Chief W. Galpin, Acting Chief.
Fire Hall No. 3 staffed with 2 firefighters during the day only.
Purchased #41 and #42.
Hired five firefighters.
Also in 1968 - After two seasons, ABC-TV aired the last episode of "Batman", starring Adam West. The first "Batman" episode, airing on January 12, 1966, and cost $300,000 to make.
April 1 - Fire Chief R. Chandler was appointed.
Creation of Fire Prevention Office.
Hired 17 firefighters.
Opened No. 4 Fire Hall in British Properties (current building).
Fire Hall No. 3 staffed on night shift.
Hired one firefighter.
Purchased #44, #32 and #35.
Hired three ffirefighters.
#45 - Ambulance donated by Mr. Bull.
Also in 1972 - The Cincinnati Royals announced their intentions to move the National Basketball Association franchise to Kansas City, Missouri. The Kansas City Royals baseball team was already there, so the basketball team became the Kings.
Hired 10 firefighters.
Purchased #37, new Fire Chief's car.