CCFR firefighter honored by department for his service

    CCFR's Cheyenne Sanchez.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Capital City Fire Rescue's Cheyenne Sanchez was awarded the Chief’s Coin of Excellence on Wednesday for his years of hard work and dedication.

    In a statement by CCFR, Sanchez was recognized for giving "countless hours leading the city’s firefighter training, teaching new people how to be firefighters."

    "His success is seen in every CCFR firefighter he has taught," the statement said.

    According to CCFR, as a lead instructor, Sanchez has one of the highest rates of students passing the State of Alaska Firefighter I exam.

    In addition to leading the Firefighter Education Program, Sanchez also leads the residential firefighter program, the Hazardous Materials Team and many others.

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