Parksville park closed after fire

An early morning fire has caused Marks Park to be closed to the public, according to the City of Parksville. Police escorted illegal campers out of the area around 10 a.m. City staff will conduct a hazard assessment and signs are posted advising the public to stay out of the park.

Qualicum Beach approves purchase of new firetruck

The town of Qualicum Beach approved the purchase of a new firetruck to replace the current primary rescue unit, which is almost 22 years-old. Council approved $908,355.10 for the fire engine, with a contingency of $920,000.

Oceanside RCMP Crime Round-up Nov. 1 – 7

Oceanside RCMP received 303 complaints between Nov. 1 and 7. Police ask anyone who has info on these incidents to phone the Oceanside RCMP non-emergency number at 250-248-6111.

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