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Airway Heights training chief heads to District 3


Last updated 1/17/2019 at 5:10pm

Shannen Talbot

Airway Heights Fire Department training chief Alex Turner will be leaving his current position for a captaincy with Spokane County Fire District 3 at the end of the month.

The Airway Heights Fire Department will have to say goodbye to one of its own at the end of this month, as training chief Alex Turner leaves for a captain's position with Spokane County Fire District 3 (SCFD3).

"It's bittersweet," Turner said of the move. "I wasn't looking to move or leave the firefighting family here in Airway Heights, but it's an opportunity for me and my family at home."

Turner has been with the Airway Heights department for about five years, but will join SCFD3 as one of its first-ever captains.

Due to significant growth in the region, the district opened three capta...

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