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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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  • Capital City Fire & Rescue may receive additional staff members July 13, 2018
    The city’s fire department is short on staff and may get the help it needs. The City and Borough of Juneau Committee of the Whole moved forward a motion via a 6-1 vote, with Mayor Ken Koelsch casting the lone dissenting vote, to draft an ordinance that could detail adding anywhere between four to six […]
  • Anchorage burn ban eased amid cool and rainy weather July 11, 2018
    Anchorage fire officials lifted a municipal burn ban Wednesday as soaking rains and cool weather reduced fire danger. The wildfire danger has dropped into the low-to-moderate range, according to an Anchorage Fire Department statement Wednesday. The fire department website has updated information about burning. - PUB DATE: 7/11/2018 11:51:03 AM - SOURCE: Alaska Dispatch News
  • Playground fire at Mountain View school draws arson investigation July 11, 2018
    Anchorage fire crews doused a suspicious fire Tuesday night at the playground of Mountain View Elementary School. The fire was reported just after 7 p.m., according to Anchorage Fire Department Assistant Chief Erich Scheunemann. Anchorage Police Department spokesman MJ Thim said police are assisting with what Thim called an arson investigation. - PUB DATE: 7/11/2018 […]
  • Firefighters contain Delta house fire that spread to nearby fields July 11, 2018
    A fire consumed a Delta Junction area home and spread to nearby woods and fields Monday night before firefighters were able to contain it. Firefighters first responded at about 5:30 p.m. to a home on Hanson Road that was under construction but nearly complete, said Michael Paschall, assistant chief of the Rural Deltana Volunteer Fire […]
  • Fire destroys structures, vehicles in Mendenhall Valley, but doesn't harm residents July 11, 2018
    A Mendenhall Valley fire destroyed multiple structures and cars early Tuesday morning, and Capital City Fire/Rescue officials aren’t ruling out the possibility that the fire was set intentionally. CCFR Fire Marshal Dan Jager said in a statement Tuesday that the cause of the fire is still unknown, and that he hasn’t been able to rule […]
  • Five Alaska wildfire crews heading south to assist in western states July 11, 2018
    With wildfire season cooling down in Alaska and heating up in the western United States, the Alaska Division of Forestry and U.S. Forest Service are deploying a handful of initial attack crews to the Lower 48 to assist with firefighting efforts there. Five initial attack crews will board a National Interagency Coordination Center jet in […]

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