Ketchikan's new fire station
By David Hull
July 20, 2008
I would like to echo Anna Marie Mestas as she lauds the work
done by our elected regional legislators this year. They worked
very hard for all the island fire departments this past session.
The whole community should thank Senator Bert Stedman, Legislative
Aide Miles Baker, Representative Kyle Johansen and the Ketchikan
Legislative Liaison for their efforts to secure State funding
for the three fire station projects. It is unfortunate that
all three were not funded.
I believe that Chief Davis and the entire membership of the South
Tongass Volunteer Fire Department should be commended for their
efforts in securing funding for their new station. Fire Station
4 when built over 25 years ago sufficed for the emerging South
Tongass Volunteer Fire Department but the department quickly
out grew the structure. The new station will be a great addition
to the south end and the Borough as a whole.
My congratulations go out to the entire STVFD membership and
our sincere thanks extended to both Senator Stedman and Representative
Johansen and their staff for their strong efforts on our behalf.
We haven t given up and look forward to their continuing support
this next session.
About: " Fire Chief, North
Tongass Volunteer Fire Department"
Received July 17, 2008 - Published
July 20, 2008
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