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  • WorkSafeBC has produced a hazard awareness slideshow in relation to the fire and explosion, which resulted in the fatal injuries to Captain Botkin. The slideshow is now available to the public and can be accessed through the following links:

    YouTube link: http://youtu.be/_zMFiyrjm6o

    WorkSafeBC web site link: http://www2.worksafebc.com/Publications/Multimedia/SlideShows.asp?ReportID=37482


  • Intermodal Shipping Container Fire Safety Report

    This report is dedicated to Captain Daniel Botkin, who died in the line of duty in Enderby British Columbia on December 29, 2011. Captain Botkin was killed when a shipping container adjacent to a burning structure exploded unexpectedly. Captain Botkin, members of the fire service, and the owner of the shipping container were unaware of the potential for catastrophic failure of shipping containers when they are exposed to high temperatures.

    Read the full report here.

  • British Columbia Fire Training Needs Assessment Report

    July 3, 2014

    Read the full report here

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