Central Emergency Services
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Central Emergency Services protects approximately 1,000 square miles, providing fire protection, emergency medical services, and fire rescue for approximately 22,500 residents of the Central Kenai Peninsula Borough in Alaska.
Central Emergency Services is a combination department, consisting of both full time employees and volunteers. Central Emergency Services provides 24 hour staffing at five fire stations, and operates three un-manned sub-stations. Coverage is provided by three rotating 24-hour shifts.
The Department consists of administrative staff personnel; the Fire Chief, Deputy Chief, Fire Marshal, Training Officer, a Safety Officer, Emergency Vehicle Technician and an Administrative Assistant. The suppression personnel consist of shift Captains & Firefighter/Engineers. All career staff are EMT III ACLS or Paramedic level. There are also volunteer employees, which augment the career staff in providing response to emergencies. All uniformed personnel are Alaska certified Firefighter I.
Central Emergency Services is a Kenai Peninsula Borough Fire Service Area. The Borough Assembly manages the Department through a service area elected advisory board.