Captain Scott Van Ness Retires

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 15:15
Pullman Fire Department
Captain Scott Van Ness Retires

 

Captain Scott Van Ness has spent his final day on shift as a firefighter for the City of Pullman. As part of his recognition of decades of service to the City of Pullman firefighters gathered to celebrate Captain Van Ness' final 30 minutes on shift including a flag presentation by the Pullman Fire Honor Guard and Pullman Fire Chief Scott LaVielle.

Included are several photos of Captain Van Ness during emergency responses and trainings.

*Click on a picture below to see a larger copy of it.

Captain Van Ness Captain Van Ness in his photoboard photo taken in December of 2005.
Flag Ceremony 1 Captain Van Ness stands near the flag at Station 31 at the start of the flag ceremony.
Flag Ceremony 2 The Honor Guard removing the flag from the flag pole.
Flag Ceremony 3 The Honor Guard folding the flag.
Flag Ceremony 4 Chief LaVielle is presented the flag by FF Erik Taylor from the Honor Guard.
Flag Ceremony 5 Chief LaVielle presenting the flag to Captain Van Ness.
On a Ladder Captain Van Ness descends a ladder during a training exercise in Feb. 2006.
At the training tower Captain Van Ness explaining a concept during a training exercise at the Training Tower in May 2012.
Van Ness with Palmberg and Rose RFF Palmberg and RFF Rose putting up a water screen with Captain Van Ness.
EMS Week Captain Van Ness reading to students at Franklin Elementry School during EMS Week in May 2006.
Dump tank ops Dump Tank training with FD 12.
PFD Captains Captain Foster, Captain Van Ness, and Captain Reiber.
RIT Training at the CUB Captain Van Ness preparing to go through wall studs during RIT Training in the CUB in July 2006.
RIT Training at the CUB 2 Captain Van Ness going through a wall during RIT Training in the CUB in July 2006.
Structure fire at Staley Drive Captain Van Ness talks to FF Chiavaras with FF Keeton and FF Young looking on during rehab at a Structure Fire on Staley Drive in August 2009.
With A Shift FF Jarosch, Captain Van Ness, FF Keeton, FF Sugden, FF Taylor, and FF Johnson posing for an A-Shift Station 31 photo in October 2011.
A-Shift Breast Cancer Shirts FF Jarosch, Captain Van Ness, FF Keeton, FF Sugden, FF Taylor, and FF Johnson posing for an A-Shift Station 31 photo in October 2011 wearing pink PFD Breast Cancer awareness shirts.
Incident Command at SW Winter Captain Van Ness as the Incident Commander at a structure fire on SW Winter speaking with FF Southern.
Monitoring Pulse Rate Captain Van Ness having his pulse checked by Retired FF Wesson.
A-Shift on Final Day FF Taylor, RFF Kittelson, Crew Leader Adams, Lt. Turpin, FF Jarosch, Captain Van Ness, FF Sugden, FF Southern, FF Erickson, and Ff Keeton on Captain Van Ness' last shift.
With the Chiefs Chief Scharnhorst, Chief LaVielle, Captain Van Ness, Chief Heston, and Fire Prevention Officer Dragoo on Captain Van Ness' last shift.
With the Honor Guard Members of the Pullman Fire Honor Guard pose for a photo with Captain Van Ness on his final shift. RFF Chapman, FF Keeton, Lt. Wehrung, Captain Van Ness, FF Volk, Lt. Johnson, and FF Taylor.
With PFD Members Captain Van Ness poses for a photo with 30 members of the Pullman Fire Department.




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