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Fire crews collect trees for charity

Crews from Richmond Fire-Rescue volunteered their time on the weekend, collected used Christmas trees for recycling while collecting donations for local charities as well as the burns fund. - Martin van den Hemel photo
Crews from Richmond Fire-Rescue volunteered their time on the weekend, collected used Christmas trees for recycling while collecting donations for local charities as well as the burns fund.
— image credit: Martin van den Hemel photo

Richmond Firefighters were at Garry Point this weekend, collecting Christmas trees as part of a recycling and fundraising effort.

It was the 31st annual Richmond Firefighters Charitable Society drive-thru, with donations going to the Richmond Firefighters Society's charities, including the B.C. Professional Burn Fund and the Richmond Food Bank.

Off-duty firefighters staffed the event, working alongside a crew from Magnolia Tree Service and Landscaping, who provided the tree chipping.

Music was provided courtesy Virgin 95.3, and hot drinks were served.

 

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