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Sitkans help give soldiers survival lessons

...woods learning how to survive on the area's natural resources for food and shelter.Lance Ewers, captain of the Sitka Fire Department search and rescue team, invited members of various organizations to help with the weekend training exercise...
Sitka search, rescue crews help 2 sets of lost hikers

SITKA - The Sitka Fire Department search and rescue team had a busy day when they rescued not one set of hikers but two.The Sitka Daily Sentinel reported that...
BP honors three Southeast Alaska Teachers Of Excellence

...improve upon his lessons and teaching each year. Hunter is a volunteer EMS Lieutenant and EMT 3 instructor for the Sitka Fire Department Search and Rescue, as well as a former board member for the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society.Each BP Teacher...
At rescheduled meeting, Assembly members praise fire response

...said Sanford, who is a former volunteer firefighter himself.Sanford also acknowledged the assistance of the Sitka Fire Department, which he said contributed several firefighters to help deal with the blaze and its aftermath.Deputy Mayor Mary...
Klondike Trail of '98 International Road Relay

...Chad Burris, Daniel Greenhalgh, Angie Burris, Heather Miller, Sara Miller, Paul Kari), 14:44:17; 2. Sitka Fire Department Hosers, Sitka (Bill Winslow, Marty Glaude, Al Stevens, Eric Matthes, Rosemary Sheldon, Tara Flynn, Gregory...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Alton McAllister, 22, managed to leap out of the way and call for help, according to Capt. Don Kluting of the Sitka Fire Department. A Forest Service worker in the area heard the rumble of the slide and cries for help and immediately radioed...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Coast Guard lent equipment and personnel to the Sitka Fire Department to help extinguish a fire on Whale Island, two...sawmill's owner escaped the blaze without injury. The Sitka Fire Department is investigating the fire's cause. Late Wednesday...
Hunt continues for missing boater

...up a scent. Rescuers then contacted the Sitka divers. The Sitka team includes members of the Sitka Police and Sitka Fire departments. "It is fairly shallow and I understand it was pretty rough yesterday," said Bruce Bowler, of SEADOGS...
SEARHC names Roald Helgesen as new president

...mission with the values of our Native people." He also has served as a volunteer firefighter and EMT with the Sitka Fire Department and worked on the high angle-technical rope rescue team from 1997-98. He has been a medical escort with the...
Four killed in Sitka plane crash the area were immediately evacuated, and there were no reports of injuries on the ground, according to the Sitka Fire Department. Information about the pilot and possible passengers was not available, though the fire department said there...


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