Firefighters in Cranbrook recently recognized the city’s former fire chief for a lengthy career.
Wayne Price retired at the end of August after working in the fire service for 33 years.
He started his fire services career in Cranbrook in 1985 and then left to work for the Provincial Government as a fire commissioner.
He rejoined the City of Cranbrook as Fire Chief in 2005 and continued working in the community until his retirement.
The Cranbrook Professional Fire Fighters Local 1253 recognized Price for “shaping the brotherhood that defines the department today.”
They add that he ushered in “a new era of department safety, high level training, personal growth and respect in the workplace.”
Local 1253 says he was a “hands-on” leader, who “stood in danger with his crews countless times to save lives and property.”
Wayne Price’s last day on the job was August 31st.
(Picture from the Cranbrook Professional Fire Fighters Local 1253 / Facebook)