New Dease Lake Fire Chief
Posted on 12/09/2022
The RDKS has hired a new Dease Lake Fire Chief.

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine is pleased to announce Rick Mroch has accepted the position of Fire Chief for the Dease Lake Volunteer Fire Department. Rick brings previous experience in the fire service and community leadership to the position.

This is a first step towards reinstating fire service for the community of Dease Lake. As Fire Chief, Rick will play an integral roll in recruitment, training, and mentorship. Since the October community meeting there have been 17 applicants to join the Dease Lake Volunteer Fire Department. Weekly practices are ongoing and applicants will begin more intensive training in the new year. A community meeting will be held early in 2023 to provide a more fulsome update.

If you are interested in volunteering please email Regional Fire Chief Rick Boehm at [email protected] or Dease Lake Fire Chief Rick Mroch at [email protected].

Media Contact:
Lina Gasser, Chief Administrative Officer
[email protected]

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