Carol Schlamp LODD 30th Anniversary
Re: Carol Schlamp LODD 30th Anniversary
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the tragic passing of Paramedic Carol Schlamp. Carol was assigned to Station 214 (Hope) when she and her partner were returning to their station after working in the Fraser Valley. Their ambulance was involved in a tragic motor vehicle accident, striking a rock wall along Highway 1 between Chilliwack and Hope. She left behind a loving family and a close-knit group of coworkers from the Fraser Valley. Hope Station still has a memorial placard on their ambulance in memory of Carol.
Please take a moment today to remember Carol and the nine other paramedics who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty while serving the public.
There is no time limit for grief. Although the intensity of emotions may lessen with time, you may find the anniversary of a tragic event can evoke powerful memories and feelings. We would like to remind members that the Peer Critical Incident Stress Management Team is available 24/7 by pager at 1-855-969-4321.
Provincial Executive Committee
Ambulance Paramedics and Emergency Dispatchers of BC
CUPE Local 873