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Any Other Alaskan's???

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  • #16
    Greetings from Soldotna and Central Emergency Services. I'm the Fire-EMS Photographer/webmaster for the department, also just starting out as an E.T.T. Check us out sometime at www.cesfire.org. Stay safe out there!

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    • #17
      I lived in Kodiak for a couple of years when I was a kid.
      Logic and proportion have fallen sloppy dead.

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      • #18
        Used to be a resident with the North Star Volunteer Fire Department outside of North Pole. Miss you guys. Alaskan firefighters are really a special breed. Stay safe this Christmas.

        Chuck

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        • #19
          Originally posted by medicchick
          I live in Mississippi, but I was born in Alaska....does that count?
          Me too....except I live in Vermont not Mississippi....
          "If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles."
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          IACOJ

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          "Criticism is prejudice made plausible."
          - H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

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          • #20
            Any AK Volunteers?

            I am curious, are any of you alaskans volunteers?

            Are there many volunteer departments up there?
            Are they (Or you) busy volunteer departments?
            Do any of the volunteer departments take on visitors/observers for a day (FF-2)

            How do y'all handle the winters up there?
            Is caring for victims a major issue in winter?
            Are the majority of MVA's caused by tourists?

            I'm planning a month-long trip in 2008 and one of the things I'd like to do is hang out and see how a average volunteer fire department functions during the average day.

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            • #21
              XRaysJL,

              Alaska is predominantly covered by volunteer agencies. The only three entirely career FD departments (civilian) that I can think of are Anchorage, Kenai, and City of Fairbanks. There are also many combination departments as well.

              Feel free to contact me off forum and I can answer further questions and point you in some directions.

              However, I must follow-up to one of your questions relating to tourists being the major cause of MVCs in Alaska.... are you giving us a heads up for 2008 when you visit??

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              • #22
                Tourist.....too danged funny!

                Okay, that was tooo FUNNY!!!

                The reason I mentioned that is I live in rural area in northern arizona (Elevation 6,845ft) and I'm about 35 minutes from the Grand Canyon. We get tourists here from all over the world and a the majority of our MVA's are tourists comming from either a different country (Asia, Europe, ect) and from the big cities (Phoenix, Los Angeles, ect.).

                Thanks for the info!

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