Cultus Lake, BC. Brian Smyth was a volunteer member of the Columbia Valley Volunteer Fire Department for seven years. This past Wednesday he suffered a heart attack while fighting a house fire. Brian was 57 years’ old. He was transported from the scene and flown by air ambulance to the Royal Columbian Hospital where he spent two days on life support. Brian died over the week-end. The CVFSA extend condolences to his family and fellow firefighters.