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21Sep 17

The Kyle Wilson Report – October 21, 2017

The Alaska Firefighter Peer Support Group is sponsoring a free training event on October 21, 2017 from 9am to 5pm at Kenai Peninsula College in Soldotna.  Space is limited. RSVP…

29Aug 17

2017 EMS Award Nominations Due August 31, 2017

To All EMS Interested Parties, The deadline to submit nominations for the Governor's Annual Emergency Medical Services Awards has been extended to August 31, 2017. The awards are sponsored by…

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  • Delta Junction: Fire destroys Tanana Loop Extension home April 20, 2018
    Area responders were dispatched to a residential structure fire at 1409 Tanana Loop Extension around 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening. Firefighters arrived to find the home fully engulfed in fire. Rural Deltana Fire Chief Tim Castleberry said firefighters were delayed in attacking the fire due to live electrical lines and a large propane take that was […]
  • Follow Up: Injured Anchorage firefighter talks about overcoming fall from ladder April 20, 2018
    How tough is Anchorage firefighter Ben Schultz? That is what he says he found out over the last several months after a devastating fall from a ladder in June in Anchorage. "I'd say the biggest positive is that I've seen the worst part of my life and seeing how I can overcome that," Schultz said […]
  • Anchorage: Fire Destroys Home in Bear Valley April 19, 2018
    A house fire erupts in bear valley from an alledged unattended chimney fire. Anchorage firefighters responded to the scene on the 7900-block of Susan Circle, when the fire brokeout around 2:30 today. Neighbors rushed to call 9-1-1 and noticed no one was home. Authorities say no one was injured but eye-witness sources say animal control […]
  • Wildfire crews in Mat-Su region go back to work, preparing for what could be a busy season April 18, 2018
    Division of Forestry crews have started going back to work and preparing for the summer wildfire season. At the Palmer supply facility, people are busy packaging the essentials-- chainsaws, chaps, shirts, MRE's and tons and tons of coffee. "Oh man, we probably go through a good pallet or two of coffee a year," Amber Rosser, […]
  • Update: Juneau's Franklin Street fire began due to electrical problem, fire marshal says April 17, 2018
    An electrical issue caused the fire that damaged a North Franklin Street building on Monday night, Capital City Fire/Rescue Fire Marshal Dan Jager said. The fire began at Barnaby Brewing, a craft brewery that is just shy of its one-year opening anniversary, Jager said. The brewery is located in the basement of the building, which […]
  • Juneau: Fire smokes out Franklin street block, burns Barnaby Brewing April 17, 2018
    Capital City Fire/Rescue knocked down a fire Monday night on a Franklin Street block that houses a six-unit apartment complex and several businesses. CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge said on scene that everyone escaped the building unharmed, and no injuries were reported. Fire marshals were beginning their investigation Monday night into the cause and where the […]


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