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New fire chief perfect match for La Conner

Aaron Reinstra was born to be a fire chief.

The La Conner Fire Chief, to be exact.

As a kid he would sneak along when his dad was called from home to the fire hall for emergency runs. Reinstra was just eight or nine at the time, but it only seemed natural to catch those rides given that multiple generations of his family have served as La Conner firefighters.

Reinstra’s own service dates to 1991. Today he is La Conner Hook & Ladder’s new chief, succeeding Josh Morrison, who stepped down from the role after two years due to work and family commitments.

Aaron’s grandfather, Joe Reinstra, served...

 

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