Firefighter Jasper Assman died after being overcome by fumes fighting a fire in a private home at 7th and Winnipeg, at 12:02 a.m. on October 6th, 1956.
Jasper served as a firefighter with the Prince George Fire Department as one of the first five full time uniformed firefighters. At the time of his death he was a Lieutenant in the Department
Firefighter Fred Burr was killed when the fire truck he was riding on was struck by a car at 7th and Victory Street, at 12:05 p.m. on May 4th, 1960, and he was thrown off onto the pavement. Ironically he was responding to fight a fire at the same house in which firefighter Assman Died (1787-7th Ave).
Fred served as a firefighter with the Prince George Fire Department as a full time firefighter and was also one of the first full time uniformed members. At the time of his death he was a Lieutenant in the Department
Firefighter Marv Lane passed away on November 3, 2006 after battling leukemia. Leukemia is one of the cancers recognized by the government for firefighters presumptive cancer bill.
Marv served as a firefighter with the City of Prince George for 25 years. Marv enjoyed being involved with the community working as a volunteer with the Big Brothers Association and Auxiliary RCMP.