New reflective signs available for purchase from the Central Saanich Fire Department promise to cut down the response times of emergency crews. (Twitter/Central Saanich Fire)

New reflective signs available for purchase from the Central Saanich Fire Department promise to cut down the response times of emergency crews. (Twitter/Central Saanich Fire)

Central Saanich Fire Department offers new reflective signs

Signs promise to improve response times of emergency crews in rural municipality

A new program in Central Saanich aims to improve the response time of emergency crews.

For a flat fee of $65, residents with long driveways or streets with low visibility with can purchase a reflective address sign from the Central Saanich Fire Department. It said in a release that these blue and white reflective markers will reduce the response times of emergency crews.

Central Saanich Fire Chief Kenn Mount said it can be a challenge to identify the variety of complex and hidden driveways in Central Saanich during dusk, dawn and at night. “With the addition of a reflective marker sign, we can see and verify the correct address immediately and not waste time trying to look for the correct driveway to your home,” he said.

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The Central Saanich Fire Department is implementing a reflective address sign program to support residents who may have

Residents can purchase the signs, which will also be more visible during bad weather conditions, for a flat fee of $65 at Central Saanich’s municipal hall at 1903 Mount Newton Cross Rd. The fire department will assist with installation for optimal and safe placement. Contact (250) 544-4238 or fdadmin@csaanich.ca for information.


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