A first for Regina: the City Council approves a new fire master plan – Regina | The Canadian News

Regina’s first fire master plan will provide Regina Fire & Protective Services with a plan for the next 25 years.

The plan was finalized after two years of deliberation and was unanimously approved at this week’s town hall meeting.

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“The fire master plan identifies the future needs of the department to help keep Regina residents safe,” said Fire Chief Layne Jackson.

The plan is based on four pillars that include diversity and inclusion, innovation, community safety, and wellness and growth management.

It also contains eight strategic categories and 39 tactical recommendations to guide progress in areas including regionalization and partnerships, technology, and more. The plan identifies both short-term and long-term actions.

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“This is a plan made by Regina and the first fire master plan developed for the city of Regina. It prioritizes the safety of our residents now and in the future, ”said Kim Onrait, executive director of citizen services for the City of Regina.

Regina Fire & Protective Services currently responds to more than 9,000 calls for service each year. He is confident that this new plan will allow them to offer a dynamic emergency response and public safety programs with highly trained personnel to preserve and improve life, property and the environment.

For a complete overview of the plan, visit online.

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