City and Borough of Juneau
155 S. Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
tel. 907-586-5240
fax 907-586-5385

Capital City Fire/Rescue

CCFR Volunteer, Alaska's Firefighter of the Year

Capital City Fire Rescue Volunteer, Named Alaskaís Firefighter of the Year for the State of Alaska. State of Alaska Firefighter of the Year, Sven Person was honored at the joint Alaska State Firefighters Association and Alaska Fire Chiefs Association annual awards banquet with a plaque presented by the State Fire Marshal Dave Tyler. The award came as a surprise to Sven Pearson who was accompanied by his wife at the awards banquet. Lt. Pearson is currently serving as a Volunteer Lieutenant out of the Auke Bay Station. Lt. Pearson has been credited for heading up the training and organization a core of 24 brand new volunteers for CCFR. Lt. Pearson has also been extremely active with the Fire Prevention Division in public education and fire investigations. Lt. Pearson has taken time off his fulltime State job on several occasions to attend training at the National Fire Academy in Maryland. The support, patience and sacrifice of Lt. Pearsonís family, allow him to serve and protect the citizens of Juneau. We would like to thank Lt. Pearsonís family allowing and supporting him in his efforts to make Juneau a safer place. Firefighters and Officers like Lt. Pearson make CCFR the quality organization that it is.

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