Fall is on the way,well the weather is still nice make sure that your chimney is clean and ready for the season. Also check your smoke detectors, carbon monoxide alarms, and please make sure you have your address visible from the main road. If you need a smoke detector, carbon monoxide alarm, or an address marker, stop by our main station on Chena Ridge and we will assist you.
Applications for Live-In Scholarships are currently being accepted for the Spring 2016 semester. The scholarship is offered to UAF-CTC students enrolled in an Emergency Services curriculum. Students will be provided support for tuition, books, commuting expenses and warm place to live with running water. Students pull in-station shifts and work in a live fire department situation, running calls and everything else that goes on in a firehouse. See the Scholarship page (http://www.cgfr.com/recruits/scholarship) for an application.
The State Department of Natural Resources has lifted the Burn Closure for the Tanana Valley and several other areas of the state effective June 30 at 12:00. While the use of campfires and approved burn barrels is now permitted, the Fairbanks North Star Borough fireworks ban is still in place.
Chena Goldstream Fire and Rescue Mission Statement
To provide the highest level of preservation of life and property at a reasonable cost,
Opportunity for growth and achievement for department members, and education and service to the public.