Volunteers and Surrey firefighters load trees into the chipper during Surrey Fire Service’s annual tree-chipping event on Saturday, Jan. 5. The department hosted the event in two locations: Newton Athletic Park and Guildford Town Centre. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Surrey firefighters chip trees for charitable society

Schools host tree-chipping events Saturday and Sunday

Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society hosted its annual tree-chipping event on Saturday (Jan. 5) in Newton and Guildford.

The fundraiser is by donation and goes to support the society’s charitable efforts.

The society’s tree-chipping event runs until 4 p.m. on Saturday.

RELATED: Where to chip your tree in Surrey

Several schools have tree-chipping events on today until 3 p.m. and will be collecting trees on Sunday, Jan. 6.



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A little girl donates money to Surrey Fire Service on Saturday, Jan. 5 during the department’s annual tree-chipping fundraiser. Surrey Fire Service hosted the event in two locations: Newton Athletic Park and Guildford Town Centre. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

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