4.2 C
Fort St. John
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Tel: 250-787-7100
Email: contact@energeticcity.ca
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Salvation Army wants 25 extra beds for Winter

The Fort St. John Salvation Army hopes to add 25 emergency beds for the winter.

The Fort St. John Fire Department along with the Salvation Army have been working towards a winter homeless shelter. The two organizations with the help from the City building department and the Office of the Fire Commissioner have decided they cannot allow a emergency shelter until a code assessment has been completed on the current building.

Fire Chief Fred Burrows says the Salvation Army has been asked to determine what the major occupancy of the building is. Currently the building houses a church, a kitchen facility and a sleeping area. With all of these types of facilities under one roof it is difficult to determine what area of the building code this building should now fall under, if a shelter is added.

- Advertisement -

Once that is completed, the City and the Fire Department can complete the appropriate permits that will allow safe operation of the facility.

The hope is still to have the facility up and running with 25 extra beds before the weather gets even colder.

Author

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Warning: array_merge(): Argument #2 is not an array in /home/energet6/public_html/wp-includes/widgets/class-wp-widget-custom-html.php on line 127

Warning: array_merge(): Argument #1 is not an array in /home/energet6/public_html/wp-includes/widgets/class-wp-widget-custom-html.php on line 134

Local Events

Doc Walker to play the Lido Theatre

HYPNOTIST: RAY ANDERSON

Jokes N Tokes Comedy Tour

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Must Read

Salvation Army Food Bank expands perishable food program through grants

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Salvation Army Food Bank recently received Grants from Food Bank B.C after applying to help increase their capacity and...

Predators perform well at Wickfest 2018