Captain Mike Haefner’s last shift was on Tuesday for Steese. Although we are sad to lose a team member we are excited for him to start a new adventure. Thank you for your years of service and good luck in your future endeavors.
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We had five members earn a promotion to Engineer recently.
We would like to congratulate Ian Longridge, James Johnstone, Tucker Cooper, Angel Catindig & Nicholas Pierson on their achievement.
Our annual award banquet was on Saturday, we had a great turnout and a great time was had by everyone. Every year we honor the bravery, sacrifice and dedication of our members through these awards; this year’s recipients are examples of these qualities.
Rookie of the year – Allan Heineken
Driver of the year – Delmari Tyndale
Medic of the year – Ian Longridge
Firefighter of the year – Hunter Gallien
We would like to recognize the following members for their dedicated years of service to the citizens of Steese Fire District.
25 Years of Service- Matthew Plumlee
10 Years of Service – Wilma Vinton
5 Years of Service – Scott Learned
The fellow award program provides an opportunity for department members to recognize each other for outstanding service.
This is a very special award – an award given by a peer to a peer.
Fellow Firefighter – James Johnstone
Fellow Medic – Ian Longridge
Congratulations everyone and we are looking forward to another great year of service.
The 2015 burn permit season is from
April 1st-August 31st
Burn permits are now only available online.
They are no longer available to obtain in person at a local fire station.
Apply for your permit online at http://forestry.alaska.gov/burn/
for more information call 907-451-2600.