The Regional District of East Kootenay says it will not make any public comments regarding the circumstances of the departures of a number of members of the Edgewater Fire Department.
The RDEK says several members left the department last month after a decision to part ways with two members but will not offer further comments on the situation out of respect to those involved.
They say the department remains open and operational.
They’ve arranged to have the hall staffed during the day Monday to Friday and have mutual aid agreements with neighbouring departments if extra resources are needed.
The RDEK says its proud of the men and women in the department and wants them to feel secure and valued.