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Ken Kiffer Retires After Many Years of Volunteer Service


May 22, 2006

Ketchikan, Alaska - Ken Kiffer, a charter member of the North Tongass Volunteer Fire Department, will retire from his position as volunteer firefighter/EMT III with the department effective May 31st. Kiffer has been an active volunteer firefighter/EMT in the North Tongass area for many years. "Well more than he will admit to anyway," said Chief Hull.

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Ken Kiffer (left) observes as Jerry Kiffer demonstrates life-saving techniques.
Photo courtesy NTVFD

A gathering will be held in his honor on May 26th starting at 6:30 pm, at Station 6, 7550 North Tongass Highway. Anyone who remembers Kiffer way back when is invited to attend . Please bring your stories and a few pictures would be nice too.

Dave Hull Chief of the North Tongass Volunteer Fired Deptment said, "We are really hoping to see some of the firefighters and ambulance personnel that volunteered with Ken over the years, so we can all thank him for his years of service to our community. "



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