Welcome to two new City of Fairbanks Recruit Firefighters! Pictured here, with their training supervisor, Joy Beth Cottle, are Recruit Firefighter Tallan Baumfalk and Recruit Firefighter Hunter Gallien, with Mayor Eberhart.
Tallan was born and raised in Alaska. He joined the fire service inj Fairbanks in 2008. After working for a couple of the area departments he accepted employment with the Fairbanks Fire Department in January. When he’s not at work, Tallan enjoys spending time outdoors and playing with his dogs.
Hunter was born and raised in Alaska as well. He is one of the newest members of the Fairbanks Fire Department. Hunter jointed the fire service because of a desire to serve his community and because fast-paced dynamic nature of the job. When not at work, Hunter enjoys spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, and camping.