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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...
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...
Boy dies in Anchorage mobile home fire

ANCHORAGE - A 4-year-old boy died Wednesday night in a mobile home fire, the Anchorage Fire Department said. The fire, reported at about 5:30 p.m., apparently started on a mattress in the back bedroom of the home, Department...
Alaska Sports Briefs

...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...
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...
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...
Rejected firefighter applicants sue Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - Nine applicants rejected by the Anchorage Fire Department have filed suit, claiming they were improperly denied jobs because the municipality used a psychological screener who posed invasive...


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