Who we are
Believe 31 is a 501(c)3 entity made up of Firefighters, EMS personnel, Commissioners, Auxiliary members, and their family and friends. The Board is made up of representatives from each of the three counties we serve.
Steve Yaciuk, a volunteer firefighter with over 30 years of service and one of the co-founders, is a cancer survivor.
Mahlon Irish, Jr. is a retired career firefighter and a volunteer firefighter with over 40 years of service. He is currently with Homer Fire Department and is fighting a battle with cancer. His badge number is 31 and is the source for the 31 in our organization's name.