Public Service Announcement
HVGB Fire Department Receives Grant from
International Grenfell Association
Information for the Public
Release Date: April 22, 2021


The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Fire Department services the Upper Lake Melville area, including 150kms on the Trans-Labrador Highway. The Department of over 40 Firefighters provides fire and emergency services within town limits.

Essentially, the Fire Department is very active, Which makes having constant training and having the required equipment necessary.

In 2020 The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay Fire Department received a grant from the International Grenfell Association.

The Fire Department utilized the grant totaling $13,200.00 for their “Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Upgrade Project.” SCBA is a must-have piece of equipment for Fire Fighters, and the grant provided by the International Grenfell Association was essential in seeing the project dream becoming a reality.

As shown in the photos, the SCBA’s are placed in the new Rapid Response Unit “Rescue 1”, which just went into service in November of 2020.

The Happy Valley-Goose Bay Fire Department has prominently displayed the International Grenfell Association Logo on the Rural Response Vehicle in appreciation of the grant.

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay joins the Happy Valley-Goose Bay Fire Department in offering sincere gratitude for the generous support shown by the International Grenfell Association.

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