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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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  • One dead following fiery South Anchorage crash November 19, 2018
    One person is dead following a fatal crash on Minnesota near 100th Ave. Police say a white SUV was traveling southbound on Minnesota when it struck a pole and burst into flames around 11 p.m. Saturday. According to police, Good Samaritans stopped to help, but the vehicle was engulfed in flames. The driver died at […]
  • 2 injured after collision with dump truck in Anchorage November 16, 2018
    PHOTO: Police say two people are in the hospital after their car crashed into a dump truck. Just before 2 a.m. Thursday, a dump truck headed east and a Buick LaSabre going west collided on Tudor Road. The Buick attempted to make a southbound turn onto Wright Street, pulling directly in front of the dump […]
  • Anchorage courthouse evacuated after 'suspicious package' found November 15, 2018
    A federal courthouse in Anchorage was evacuated Thursday morning after a "suspicious package" was found inside. A crowd of people was on the sidewalk outside the James M. Fitzgerald United States Courthouse just before 10 a.m. A person who works in the building told KTVA that the package was found in the cafeteria. - PUB […]
  • Column: Never miss another fire grant application period November 14, 2018
    Recently, the 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program opened and closed within a 29-day period. There was approximately a 10-day notice before the grant period opened. Were you prepared or were you one of those who spent the entire period complaining about how quickly the program opened and closed? If I had a dollar for […]
  • Alaska firefighters sent to battle California wildfires November 13, 2018
    Some Alaskans are helping with the California wildfire response. Alaska Division of Forestry spokesman Tim Mowry says the state is one of several being tapped for assistance through the National Interagency Coordination Center. ”With the activity they’ve got going down there, those fires and the severity of them, there is a shortage of resources,” Mowry […]
  • Fire department, homeless camp cleanup defended by residents in Anchorage budget hearing November 9, 2018
    President of the Anchorage Firefighters Union, Local 1264, Mike Stumbaugh argues that cuts to the Anchorage Fire Department could jeopardize lives. He says one proposed cut would shut down a water truck and tender apparatus, compromising the department’s ability to effectively respond in emergency situations. - PUB DATE: 11/9/2018 4:04:43 AM - SOURCE: KTUU-TV NBC […]

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