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Admire the green light

Admire the green light

By Tammy Lindsay Schneider, Native Journalism Initiative ReporterKincardine Honest

Wed., June 9, 20211 min. learn

Early Newspaper

A partnership between the Municipality of Kincardine, Kincardine Fire and Emergency Companies and Southern Bruce County Safe Communities Committee is reminding the public to consider of the significance of flashing green lights on autos and what they want motorists to withhold out.

The flashing green light in a automobile on an Ontario avenue reach that a firefighter is en-path to an emergency, and motorists are requested to pull over to permit the automobile to slither if they can safely function so.

To promote consciousness, a contest has been presented to gather the public mindful of the significance of the green lights.

The campaign turned into originally deliberate to bustle as half of Cruise nights in Kincardine nevertheless COVID sidelined these plans when downtown events were cancelled.

Shane Watson, fire prevention officer for the Municipality of Kincardine fire division, says some municipalities, together with Kincardine, bear posted roadside indicators letting drivers know what the green lights mean. The contest, which will bustle till the stop of July, asks residents to snap a record of themselves with one of the indicators and show the place it is positioned.

Electronic mail the record to Watson at swatson@kincardine.ca or put up on social media on the Kincardine Fire and Emergency Companies web page, alongside with a fireplace security tip. Fire pointers could perhaps presumably encompass actions equivalent to acquiring a burn enable.

“It’s the straightforward belongings you function that support the fires from taking place,” stated Watson.

All submissions will be entered proper into a device for the ample prize of 4 keyhole existence jackets, donated by the OPP, as wisely as other security-oriented prizes.

Admire the green light