Fire Department plan may be too expensive for Kelowna
Fire Chief, Jeffery Carlisle has requested two new fire halls, relocating a third -- and 40 additional firefighters.
The cost could be huge: an estimated $10 million for the three fire halls, and $4 million a year for the additional staff.
The plan was supposed to debated this week at council -- but it wasn't even discussed. Council they tabled the plan and moved on to other business.
To explain why, Daybreak host Chris Walker reached Gerry Zimmerman, a Kelowna city councillor and the city's former fire chief.
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