Editor, The News:
The article published on Nov. 15 contains a factual inaccuracy.
From Jan. 1 to Nov. 15, the Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue Service attended a total of 49 fire-related incidents.
Of those, 12 involved a structure.
Public safety is and will continue to be the most important priority of the Pitt Meadows Fire and Rescue Service.
Over the coming weeks, the city will be hosting a public information session outlining current fire service levels and will be hearing from all departments regarding the 2019 budget and business planning.
Mike Larsson, Pitt Meadows assistant fire chief
Brad Perrie, Pitt Meadows assistant fire chief
Editor’s note: A quote attributed to former mayor Don MacLean claimed there no were structure fires in Pitt Meadows this year other than a burning port-a-potty