Day: July 29, 2011

Firefighters serve honorably

To the Editor: I read with great interest the article about the Clear Lake firefighters and how dedicated they are to the Clear Lake community.  I could not agree more.  I have had the pleasure of working with the Clear Lake firefighters for over 15 years and hold their dedication to their community in high regard. As a member of Keizer Fire District I want to make it clear to both the members of the Clear Lake Fire Station and citizens of Keizer that this dedication to community is in no way threatened by a move to withdraw the Clear Lake Fire Station from Marion County Fire District #1 and move it to the Keizer Fire District. I have personally had meetings with the Captain of the Clear Lake Fire Station on behalf of Keizer Fire District to ensure them that there would be no change in operations at the Clear Lake Station.  All of the firefighters are welcome to continue serving their community, the resident sleeper program will remain and all of the great community events they perform would continue. The citizens of Keizer should know that both the firefighters of the Clear Lake Station and Keizer Fire District continue to work hand in hand to ensure the highest level of skill in emergency services.  At the street level the firefighters continue their professional relationship and have a...

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