28Oct 16

Line of Duty Death Manual Available

The draft Alaska Line of Duty Death Manual is available and has been posted to the Documents page on the Alaska Fire Chiefs Association web site.

28Aug 16

ALMR Risks for First Responders

The Alaska Land Mobile Radio system that Alaska's first responders rely upon daily is at risk. We need your advocacy! Please see this document so for vital speaking points.

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RSS Daily Dispatch: Alaska News

  • Seward: BCVFD celebrates 40th with exhibition July 20, 2017
    The Seward Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department got to celebrate the anniversary of its founding on Saturday with a little pomp, a live demonstration and some action. Members of the department kicked off a 40th anniversary gala at 4 p.m. on Saturday that included a free meal for area residents, games and a live exhibition […]
  • Firewise Program at risk of losing funding July 19, 2017
    The statewide program that helps mitigate wildfires in urban areas is facing challenging times, when it comes to federal funding. Wildfire Mitigation Program Coordinator, John See, tells Channel 2 that the Firewise program, which inspects residential property and helps to fund tree removal, has not received grants over the past two years, and its 2014 […]
  • Palmer: Tsunami Warning Center monitors threat after 7.7 magnitude quake July 18, 2017
    The U.S. National Warning Center in Palmer is keeping a close eye on the far Western Aleutian Islands after Monday's 7.7 magnitude earthquake. In the 24-hours since Monday's big event, about five aftershocks around magnitude 5.0, have hit off the coast of Attu. Twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, there are two […]
  • False carbon monoxide alarm at Governor's House in Juneau July 18, 2017
    Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters were called out to the Governor’s House Sunday night for a possible carbon monoxide leak, but did not find any dangerous emissions. Firefighters responded to the mansion on Calhoun Avenue at 8:45 p.m. for an active alarm, according to CCFR logs. Upon arrival, units tested the air with a gas meter […]
  • Chugiak firefighters douse vehicle fire on Glenn Highway July 16, 2017
    A vehicle fire briefly closed the southbound lanes of the Glenn Highway at the North Peters Creek exit on Saturday. The Chugiak Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department doused the fire, which happened just past the exit on the far righthand side of the busy highway. Traffic was stopped at around 7:30 p. - PUB DATE: […]
  • Van bursts into flames at mouth of Kenai River July 14, 2017
    No one was injured when a camper van erupted into flames late Thursday on the south beach of the Kenai River in Kenai. The van’s engine apparently overheated and caught fire, said John Harris, captain with the Kenai Fire Department. Firefighters were called at 10:18 p.m. The fire was mostly extinguished about 30 minutes later. […]