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January 2, 2012

Honouring the loss of volunteer fire fighter

JIBC flags at half-mast for volunteer fire fighter Daniel Botkin; funeral January 5

Update: January 3, 2012

Mayor Howie Cyr and the Enderby & District Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief, Kevin Alstad, announced that a Line of Duty service for volunteer firefighter Captain Daniel Botkin will be held at the Enderby Memorial Arena on Thursday, January 5, at 11:00 a.m.

A parade of emergency services vehicles and personnel will muster at the Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce at 700 Railway Street at 10:00 a.m. and proceed down Belvidere Street to the Enderby Memorial Arena at 10:30 a.m.

Further information on the service and muster will be announced daily, including maps and timeframes.  Event details will be posted to www.fcabc.ca.

JIBC flags have been lowered to half-mast to mourn the passing of Daniel Botkin, a volunteer fire fighter in the North Okanagan city of Enderby. He died on December 29, 2011 while battling a blaze in Enderby.

A portion of Daniel's training was with JIBC.

More information on Daniel’s passing can be found in stories on the Vancouver Sun and Province websites.

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