Fire Hall Named to Honour Gordon Speirs

Published on: Jun 19, 2018
Town of Shaunavon
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The Town of Shaunavon along with the Shaunavon and District Fire and Rescue Committee (RM of Bone Creek #108, RM of Arlington #79, RM of Wise Creek #77 and the RM of Grassy Creek #78) are pleased to announce that the Shaunavon Fire Hall has been renamed the “Gordon Speirs Fire Hall”.

Gordon’s  first experience on a fire call was in 1945, and then he was asked to join the Shaunavon Fire Department, which he chose to do.  He served as Fire Chief from 1949 to 1991. He served as Alderman on Town Council on for his first term from 1968-1974, and then his second term as Alderman from 1991-1994.  He then was Mayor of the Town from 1994-1997.

Gordon will be formally recognized at the 2018 Boomtown Days Celebrations.