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A mass casualty scenario was run on Friday night by the Oliver Fire Department

Mass casualty car accidents require quick thinking and careful extraction, and on Friday evening the Oliver Fire Department (OFD) embarked on a...

Vandals set cars on fire at the Oliver Fire Department training grounds

The Oliver Fire Department is dealing with incidents of vandalism on several of their cars at the department's training grounds, with someone...

Oliver Fire Department spends hours fighting wind and flames at suspicious fire at Oliver Global Grocers

The Oliver Fire Department had their hands full overnight Sunday when a storage facility at Oliver Global Grocers went up in flames. The popular...

Oliver Fire Department ask public to stay back from fire scenes after their crew was held up

Fire crews in Oliver got held up while trying to get to the scene of a trailer fire on Saturday, stuck behind the traffic that had gathered to get a...

Oliver Fire Department knocks down grass fire believed to be started by fireworks

The Oliver Fire Department pleaded with the public to be careful with fire-related activities after responding to a grass fire on Sunday night that...

Oliver Fire Department hosting drive-thru breakfast to raise donations for local causes

Come by the Oliver Fire Department on Saturday morning to grab a piping-hot breakfast made fresh by the team. Fire crews will be manning the grills...

Oliver Fire Department tackles early morning structure fire at local pot shop

Firefighters were up well before dawn on Tuesday morning, responding to a report of smoke off Highway 97 North in Oliver at a local pot shop. When...

Oliver Fire Department called in after burn pile spreads

A open burning pile got away on a home owner off McKinney road in Oliver on Monday. The Oliver Fire Department was called in when the fire started...

Oliver Fire Department celebrating 100 years with country concert

The Oliver Fire Department is planning a 100th anniversary celebration party this summer. On July 9, the festivities will take place, with...

Oliver fire department responds to burning piles that spread into grass fires

As open burning season comes to a close, the Oliver Fire Department is reminding residents on the final days who are doing any type of burning or...

Oliver Fire Department douses early morning vehicle fire

Little is left of a truck that was fully engulfed in flames early Thursday morning in Oliver, off Black Sage Road and Saddleridge Road. The Oliver...

Oliver Fire Department put out a one hectare-sized brush fire caused by a mower spark

Fire crews were dispatched to a brush fire near Road 21 and Fruitvale Way off of Highway 97 near Oliver Tuesday afternoon, sparking from a mower being...

Oliver fire department debuts locally-built water tender

The Oliver Fire Department announced their newest vehicle brought in on Thursday night, Tender 182. As a replacement for their worn-out 1991 GMC, the...

Oliver Fire Department rescues farm worker pinned under ATV

Firefighters were called out on Thursday afternoon for two motor vehicle accidents, one involving a vehicle in a ditch and one involving this ATV...

Oliver fire crews douse house fire that ruined home, killed cat

UPDATE: 4:30 p.m. Oliver Fire Department spokesperson Rob Graham said a home has been heavily damaged by fire in Oliver Thursday, and a cat was killed...

Oliver Fire Department celebrates 100 years of firefighting of July

A milestone has been reached for Oliver firefighters, celebrating 100 years of being a fire department. The department will be hosting two...

Oliver Fire Department respond to vehicle fire, blaze destroys both

The Oliver Fire Department responded to a report of structure fire on Monday morning, arriving to a motorhome and car engulfed in flames south of town...

Oliver fire chief gets three more years at the helm

The Town of Oliver has re-appointed fire chief Bob Graham to the role for another three-year term. Graham has three decades of fire experience and has...

Oliver Fire Department quick to put out structure fire before flames consume the home

A home is still standing thanks to the quick response from the Oliver Fire Department Wednesday night. Fire crews received a report of a fire off of...

Oliver Fire Department raising funds through BBQ and Nk'Mip Creek Wildfire t-shirts

The Oliver Fire Department is inviting the public to join them for the end of Fire Prevention Week, with live demonstrations, a BBQ and the...

Oliver Fire Department attending scene of two-vehicle crash on Hwy 97 at Road 22

Oliver Fire Department crews are cleaning up after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 97 at Road 22 Monday morning. A white car and a silver pickup truck...

Oliver fire department rescues man trapped under riding mower

An Oliver resident had a close call after flipping and becoming trapped underneath his riding mower on Sunday morning, right next to the river bank....

Oliver Fire Department rescues man, dog trapped in car in Okanagan River north of Osoyoos Lake

An unusual rescue had a successful ending Monday as Oliver Fire Department crews responded to a car in Okanagan River north of Osoyoos Lake, with an...

Oliver Fire Department bring carols to the community on a old fire truck

The Oliver Fire Department is keeping their yearly Christmas truck celebrations going, adapting to making sure to spread some holiday cheer safely. ...

Oliver fire department responds to two separate chimney fires

The Oliver Fire Department is reminding people to clean out their chimneys after responding to two separate chimney fires on Tuesday, both due to...

The Oliver Fire department will be running their firehall siren at 6:30 p.m. on Friday for everyone to turn on their holiday lights

If you hear an air raid horn Friday night in Oliver, don't be alarmed. It's just the Town kicking off its holiday light event. The Town is...

A fire has sparked in Oliver in the area of Tucelnuit Drive

UPDATE 7:50 p.m. The Oliver Fire Department, BC Wildfire ground crews, helicopters and air-tankers have worked together to set up a perimeter guard...

Wildfire growing quickly between Oliver and Osoyoos

UPDATE: 11:10 p.m. Another evacuation alert has been issued by the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen in Electoral Area C and the Town of...

Wolfcub Creek wildfire near Oliver estimated at 45 hectares in size, crews confident it won't grow further

UPDATE: 12:20 p.m. All evacuation alerts on Osoyoos Indian Band land have been rescinded by the Band. UPDATE: 10:50 a.m. Oliver Fire Department...

Fire destroys large building in Oliver overnight, considered suspicious

UPDATE: 10:35 a.m. The cause of the large building fire in Oliver overnight is being considered “suspicious.” A vacant residential home...

Frigid cold causes fire hoses to freeze up in Oliver while extinguishing vehicle fire

The Oliver Fire Department had to call in an extra truck for help while attending to a vehicle fire on McKinney road on Sunday night. The crew shared...

Fruit stall fire put out and Highway 97 now reopen near Oliver

UPDATE: 4:18 p.m. Crews have cleared out and Highway 97 is fully reopened after the roof of a fruit market was fully engulfed by flames on Tuesday...

'For the sake of our community': Oliver Firefighters have been stepping up to help with the paramedic shortage

The Oliver Fire Department has been filling in the health care gaps in the community by attending medical first response calls this year due to a...

One dead after mobile home fire in Oliver

One person is dead after a Saturday afternoon mobile home fire in Oliver. Local fire crews were called to the scene around 4 p.m. and found the...

House fire in Oliver closes highway for several hours

A vacant house went up in flames off Highway 97 in Oliver early Friday morning. The Oliver Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire...

RCMP searching for grassfire starter in Oliver, who faces fine

RCMP are searching for the man who allegedly started a brush fire off of Highway 97 by the North Oliver sign on Friday night. The Oliver Fire...

Pickup destroyed by fire in Oliver deemed suspicious

Fire crews were called out just before 4 a.m. to a fully-engulfed fire in a pickup truck on Friday morning. Rob Graham from the Oliver Fire Department...

Rag caught in dryer at Oliver laundromat starts blaze

The Oliver Fire Department took down a fire in a laundromat Thursday night. Crews responded to smoke in the area in the 6000 block of Station Street...

Oliver firefighters douse brush fire above town

A grassfire that broke out just after 7 p.m. above the north Oliver sign is now contained. According to Oliver Fire Department spokesmen Rob Graham,...

Oliver council approves $400K loan for new fire truck

The Oliver Fire Department will be seeing a new truck coming their way. The town will be borrowing $400,000 to bring in a new pumper truck on a...
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