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Yukon Fire Department

Yukon receives new fire truck, strikes deal with OKC

The Yukon Fire Department has a new big, shiny red toy fire truck, and it arrived Monday. The fire department showed off its new engine just before the start of Tuesday’s city council meeting. The engine will be housed at Station 2, which is on S. Fifth Street. It will replace the current Engine 2,…

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Authorities rule garage fire an accident

Authorities say they don’t know for sure what sparked a fire Thursday afternoon that destroyed a detached garage across the street from the Yukon School District’s Fine Arts Auditorium, but believe it was an accident. Fire Chief Shawn Vogt said the 5:05 p.m. fire at 825 Yukon Ave., caused about $110,000 in damage. The wood…

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Yukon firefighter arrested, accused of drunken driving

The employment status of a Yukon firefighter who was arrested over the weekend on allegations that he was driving under the influence is unclear. Andrew Marshall Davis, 30, of Yukon, was arrested Jan. 6 at about 1:30 a.m. after the pickup he was driving was stopped by officers following reports that it was driving erratically…

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Yukon adds veteran firefighters to crew

For the first time in more than eight months, the Yukon Fire Department is at full staff. The department on Monday added four firefighters. They are Jake Neuyenschwander of Okarche, Chris Brown of Oklahoma City, Aaron Eccard of Yukon and Andrew Davis of Yukon. All four have previous firefighting experience. Neuyenschwander worked with the Kingfisher…

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Three Yukon firefighters promoted

Three longtime Yukon firefighters were promoted this week. Brandon Anderson, Le Andrews and Kirk Dyche all received new badges during ceremonies at Station 1. Anderson, who has been with the department for almost 16 years, was promoted to battalion chief. He had served as a captain for three years. Andrews was promoted to captain. He…

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New chief in town: Yukon names fire chief, assistant

A 17-year veteran of the Yukon Fire Department has been named as the city’s new fire chief. Shawn Vogt, 45, will replace Kevin Jones, who retired Monday after 28 years with the department. Meanwhile, Maj. Kyle Trumbly, 39, has been selected as the city’s new deputy chief. Vogt and Trumbly were among a handful of…

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Couple gives back to Yukon Fire Department

Donna Drake doesn’t remember much about the accident that happened on Sept. 9 at the intersection of 15th Street and Interstate 35 in Edmond, but what she does remember is the care that was given to her by firefighters, police and emergency medical technician. “I died and went to heaven, and I heard a voice…

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Yukon firefighters gear up at OKC Memorial Marathon

By Terry Groover Staff Writer For the past three years, Capt. Josh Reason and Cpl. Will Biswell, of the Yukon Fire Department, have joined other firefighters from across the state to run in memory of those who died in the1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Cpl. Vince Mueggenborg joined the pair Sunday…

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