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Thanksgiving was fire and (mostly) crime free

Juneau appears to have made it through Thanksgiving without anyone choking on a turkey leg or burning their house down in a blaze of fried glory. "It was pretty quiet," Assistant Fire Chief Ed Quinto said by phone Friday.
2 new fire stations opening in Wasilla

...weekend in Wasilla, and Chief James Steele hopes to find funds to build two more stations next year. The state Division of Fire and Life Safety reports there have been nine fire fatalities this year across Alaska. Four of them have been in the Mat-Su...
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Fires killed 24 across Alaska this year

Fires in Alaska have killed 24 people this year and forced hundreds of people from their homes.
Alaska firefighters raising money to move memorial

...firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics who have died since 1946. Jodie Hettrick of the Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety says moving the memorial downtown will allow more people to see it. The move, however, will cost about...
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CCFR officer wins Instructor of the Year award training officer with the Juneau fire department won a fire service recognition award from the Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety.Capital City Fire & Rescue's Nathan N. Young, 32, was awarded the William A. Hagevig Fire Service...
Fire safety for the holidays

...children's reach. For more information call, Mahlon Greene, public education coordinator for the Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety, at (907) 269-5052.
Burn with caution

ANCHORAGE - For the past five years, the leading cause of fatal fires in Alaska in early spring has been chimney fires.
Frozen pipes make plumbers flush

The cold snap means brisk business for those who can fix pipes that froze and burst. But few plumbers are willing to do the thawing.


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