Category Archives: Fire

Firefighters respond in Whitehorse

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Here are some views of Yukon firefighters responding to a call. There are full-time firefighters in Whitehorse as well as volunteer departments in other communities.

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Yukon River ice rescue course

DSC_0020 DSC_0036 DSC_0037DSC_0026DSC_0032 DSC_0044DSC_0021Spring weather is here. That means fast-moving waters are open again on the Yukon River.

The river is dangerous and therefore it’s a good location for real-world training in ice rescue.

The rescuers have been on the river a few times now but I happened to get a closer look Saturday.