No explosives found in Sitka dynamite search

...Lance Drive.Sitka police and fire departments, as well as public works crews, assisted in the response.Assistant Fire Chief Al Stevens said it appears the dynamite connected to the blasting cord had already exploded long ago, fragmenting the...
Hoarder crushed by debris as floor collapses

...police said.Town officials, meanwhile, are determining whether the home is still structurally sound.Cheshire Fire Chief Jack Casner said no decision had been made on whether to tear down the house. He said building official deemed the house...
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Volunteer dep't moves into new building

...accommodations for firefighters, may be addressed in part by a $100,000 legislative appropriation, However, BCVFD Fire Chief Mark Beals expects to take several years to get the entire facility finished. He says that decreased revenue for the...
Investigators look for cause of Unalaska fire

...volunteers, two fire engines and one ladder truck.Fifteen responders worked on the fire and until about 6 p.m.Fire Chief Abner Hoage said the warehouse was unoccupied. A building 50 feet away contained bunks and was evacuated.The cause...
Juneau remembers fallen officers

...special grace," he said.Other attendees included City and Borough of Juneau assembly members, the mayor and the fire chief.The Capital City Chapter of the Alaska Peace Officers Association hosts the event for the community each May."We don't...
BRH employee found on hospital trail dies

...pronounced dead at 4:30 p.m. It's unknown how long she was on the trail before she was found.CCFR Assistant Fire Chief Ed Quinto said the cause of Gelber's death is unknown. It wasn't immediately clear if it was a hiking accident...
Boiler malfunction cause of smoke at housing complex

...the flats for a possible boiler room fire at about 3:54 p.m. Monday, said Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Fire Chief Ed Quinto.Quinto said the firefighters attached hoseline to the boiler room door and forced the door open. They found...
Officials still investigating cause of deadly fire

...cause of a deadly blaze last month at an apartment building."We're still piecing things together on it," Deputy Fire Chief Ernie Misewicz told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.He said they have conducted about 25 interviews, but there are...
Sinkholes create $1 million headache for CCFR

...Assemblywoman Kate Troll asked the fire chief skeptically during a recent finance...basis.That's the cause of the fire chief's concern."We've just all," Etheridge replied.The fire chief said the firefighters have made do...
News Round-up: Police work to identify man suspected of enticing student

...Glacier Valley Elementary School on Monday around noon and extinguished an open burn due to excessive black heavy smoke.Fire Chief Richard Etheridge said it was an open burn, and "a lot of smoke" was created from green trees that were being burned...


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