Petersburg Signing Up “Junior” Firefighers

Fire protection in Alaska’s remote communities depends on a relatively small group of local residents, who devote a lot of their free time to staying prepared for the worst. That particular public service is typically limited to people over 18-years old.  But last winter, Petersburg’s fire department began signing-up “high school students” for its new “Junior” Firefighter Program.

Matt Lichtenstein, KFSK – Petersburg

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