A black and white photo of a firefighter from the Valley Regional Fire Authority at night.

Battalion Chief Parry Boogard Retires after 38 Years of Service

After 38 years of service to the Algona, Auburn and Pacific communities, Battalion Chief Parry Boogard is retiring. Boogard began his fire service career in 1974, serving as a volunteer…

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Upton and Olson Retire

Assistant Fire Marshal Upton and Deputy Chief Olson Retire

Two long-time employees of the VRFA have retired. Assistant Fire Marshal Larry Upton spent 37 years in the fire service and Deputy Chief Kevin Olson served 28 years. See Larry's full press release.…

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