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Fire rescue training on Skywalk Oct. 5 - walkway remains open

Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue will be utilizing the Columbia River Skywalk for rope rappelling training exercises on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.. They will also be conducting training scenarios from the embankments near the southeast side of the bridge. 

There will be no impact to pedestrians as the walkway will remain open.  Fire rescue trucks will be parked near the east side of the bridge, across from Chateau Manor.

Please direct questions to Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue at 250-364-1737.