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Nothing seems amiss

The sign at either end of the street read "Emergency Scene Ahead." Luckily for this household, it was just a drill. Sitka firefighters practiced deploying the department's ladder truck along Lincoln Street on Wednesday evening. The ladder sometimes has to reach tricky places. Here, they're stretching the ladder underneath power lines. (KCAW photo/Ed Ronco)

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