An award ceremony for the San Juan Island Firefighters was held on February 1, 2014.
Photo by John Miller
(left to right) Ian Paterson, Department Firefighter of the Year
Joseph Foriska, Station 31 Firefighter of the Year
Brent Johnson, Support Volunteer of the Year
Michael Hart, Station 34 Firefighter of the Year
Brandon Baney, Rookie of the Year
Ron Garner, Wildland Fire Safety Award
Kurt Long, Fire Boat Crew Member of the Year
Peter Goddu, Officer of the Year
Tom Odegard (not pictured), Tender Operator of the Year
Those honored for longevity of service were:
Slava Caireac, 5 Years;
Jeremy Talbott, 10 Years;
Albert Olson, 15 Years; Jim Sesby, 25 Years;
Brad Creesy, 30 Years.
San Juan Island Fire Rescue would like to thank the Orcas Fire Department for providing a crew of firefighters to cover an initial response in case of a call during our banquet.
San Jan Island Fire Rescue is always looking new firefighters to help protect life and property if fire strikes. To volunteer, call the San Juan Island Fire Rescue at 378-5334 or stop by the Mullis Street Station.