Charity ball nets thousands for burn victims

By Christine Rumleskie

A Captain with the Fort St. John Fire Department says a fundraiser held on Saturday was a huge success.


Brent Morgan says the second-annual Firefighters Charity Ball raked in $16,500, which is up from $10,500 raised in 2009.

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Morgan says it shows what Fort St. John’s residents and businesses can do when they come together.

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All of the money goes to the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

The organization provides programs and services for burn victims throughout the province.