Fire Department hires new firefighter
Last updated 4/14/2022 at 1:53pm
AIRWAY HEIGHTS – Airway Heights Fire Department (AHFD) officially christened its part-time firefighter program with the April 1 hiring of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Brenda Wittig.
Wittig, who lives in Spokane Valley, has been a volunteer firefighter with the department for the past two years.
"It is exciting," Wittig said. "I'll essentially have the same responsibilities-just with a title now."
Wittig initially gained interest in becoming a firefighter when friends in the Spokane Valley Fire Department would tell her stories of their day-to-day work. She said hearing these tales...