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Anchorage officials consider tougher penalties for Spice says Anchorage police have issued 30 of those tickets since August.According to a press release, the Anchorage Fire Department transported 468 patients suspected of using Spice between July 18 and Oct. 4.Officials say that's nearly...
Headstone honors early Anchorage fire chief

...heritage, because he would have faced discrimination at that time for being black.Pastor Victor Marbury, an Anchorage Fire Department chaplain, gave a brief invocation at Thursday's ceremony for Bevers. Afterward, he said Bevers' influence...
Anchorage requests federal help to stop Spice crisis

...heroin combined," said Erich Scheunemann, assistant chief of emergency medical service operations at the Anchorage Fire Department.Suspected Spice use accounted for 10 percent of all the department's emergency transports between July 18...
Anchorage firefighter among those honored at memorial

...National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.KTUU in Anchorage reports that members of Bayless' family and the Anchorage Fire Department traveled to Maryland for the ceremony.
Anchorage mayor says police recruitment a priority

...for minor violations have not kept pace with inflation. Most prices haven't been adjusted since 2001.The Anchorage Fire Department is also recruiting. They hope to add 10 firefighters next year.
Anchorage to form task force for suspected spice overdoses

...officials are forming a task force to deal with the rising number of suspected spice overdoses.KTVA-TV reported Anchorage Fire Department Chief Denis LeBlanc told members of the Anchorage assembly that some of the more than 200 patients taken to...
Small airplane lands on highway south of Anchorage

...injuries after the pilot of a small plane made an emergency landing on the Seward Highway just south of Anchorage.Anchorage Fire Department spokesman John See says the plane ran out of fuel, and the pilot landed on the highway near Potter Marsh just...
Downed plane spurs investigation

...confirm exactly what about the investigation points to more than one person.AST is coordinating with RCC, the Anchorage Fire Department, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Civil Air Patrol to search the mudflats, the water and the shoreline to find...
Dozens of Anchorage residents displaced following flood

...On Saturday, the local chapter of the Red Cross prepared a temporary shelter for about 30 people after the Anchorage Fire Department warned them of the evacuation, said spokeswoman Beth Bennett.Only about 14 people ended up using the shelter...
Number of synthetic drug hospitalizations at 88 due health problems stemming from the use of a synthetic drug called spice continues to climb.The Anchorage Fire Department says its emergency medical responders have picked up 88 people in the past 10 days who were known or suspected...
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