A local vehicle-extrication specialist has been given a major award.
Dave Laramee of the Tarrys Fire Department has been honoured as BC’s Road Rescue Volunteer of the Year .
Fire Chief Greg Patterson says Laramee has been involved in training for many years.
Patterson says his department handles up to 40 vehicle extrications a year, mainly on the highway between Playmor junction and Castlegar.
*Picture – Minister Suzanne Anton presenting the 2015 Public Safety Lifeline Volunteer Award for
Road Rescue to Tarry’s Volunteer Fire Department member Dave Laramee.