Peninsula News in brief: Sidney fire hall gets truck back

The Sidney Fire Department has regained Old Engine 92 from storage.

Fire truck returns home

SIDNEY — The Sidney Fire Department has regained Old Engine 92 from storage out at the Saanich Historical Artifacts Society grounds. It has been in storage since it left the fire hall 28 years ago.

It is hoped the truck will be up and running for the department’s 100th anniversary celebrations in August.

 

Get your plate holders

SIDNEY — On June 21, Sidney volunteer firefighters and Town Councillor Kenny Podmore will be fitting license plate holders branded for each Peninsula municipality.

The holders are a fundraising effort by the Saanich Peninsula Hospital Foundation and Saanich Peninsula Chamber of Commerce.

The fire department is also holding a barbecue to raise money for their centennial celebrations on Aug. 2.