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...Trailblazer Award, and he has coached locally with the North Stars youth hockey club. Currently a fireman with the Anchorage Fire Department, Molle and his wife Roberta are the parents of three children, Dustin, Bryant and Candace.Nominations for...
Photo: Fireman's flag

...Millett, R-Anchorage, and Brian Murphy of the Anchorage Fire Department watch on the roof of the Capitol building on...Captain Jeffery Bayless, a veteran with the Anchorage Fire Department, who died last Friday following a training exercise...
Mobile home fire kills 1, injures another

...a mobile home fire.KTUU says the fire early Friday morning occurred on the 4100 block of DeBarr Road.The Anchorage Fire Department says initial reports indicate that the trailer was almost fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived...
Eagle River residents oppose proposed street name change

...Problems with duplicate street names rest mainly with dispatchers, according to Al Tamagni, spokesman for the Anchorage Fire Department."Fewer duplicate street names means less opportunity for the caller to give a wrong location and for us to...
Woman dies in house fire in Chugiak

...McMichael says the woman's body was found inside several hours after firefighters started battling the fire.Anchorage Fire Department spokesman Al Tamagni says a man was injured in the blaze and was transported to an Anchorage hospital.McMichael...
Man who died on mudflats was Army captain

...Eros was a Harvard graduate and an Army attorney getting ready for transfer next month to South Korea.The Anchorage Fire Department has not released the name of his companion. They were caught in one of the more extreme tides of the year...
Fire trucks get new homes in Southeast

ANCHORAGE - Two of Anchorage's reserve fire trucks will find new uses in Southeast.The Anchorage Fire Department said it sold the two trucks for $1 apiece to volunteer fire departments.The South Tongass department, south of Ketchikan...
Dry Anchorage in April triggers fire concerns

...concerns."You can step on the ground and get your foot wet, but what's on top will still burn," said Anchorage Fire Department forester John See.Permitted burns have been suspended, and campfires and burn pits on the ground are not...
Alaska bore tide draws surfers, viewers

...that three men became trapped on rocks after the tide came in and had to be rescued by a boat manned by the Anchorage Fire Department, which said the men were in no danger.Several others, like Ives, donned their wet suits and tried to catch...
Citizens get prepared to face disaster

...future training are filling up fast, she said. "Fortunately, Alaskans are pretty self-reliant," said Anchorage Fire Department spokesman Tom Kempton. "You can look at that big RV in your backyard as your lifeboat, stocked with your...


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