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Two children die in Ketchikan house fire

...5-year-old boy were confirmed dead at the scene of injuries due to smoke inhalation, said Ketchikan Public Safety Director Rich Leipfert. A 12-year-old girl was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and a 17-year-old boy treated at Ketchikan...
Five killed in plane crash near Ketchikan

...condition in a Seattle hospital, officials and neighbors of the Oregon family said. Ketchikan Public Safety Director Rich Leipfert said the SeaWind Aviation plane crashed into a tree at Traitors Cove, about 25 miles north of Ketchikan. Jerry Kiffer...
Alaska Digest

...Ketchikan apartment. An autopsy was to be done to determine why the toddler died, said Ketchikan Public Safety Director Rich Leipfert. The father was taken by ambulance to Ketchikan General Hospital where he was recovering, Leipfert said. Ketchikan...
State Briefs

...interior walls. Investigators said the fire started after heat built up in a large pile of dried laundry. Fire Chief Rich Leipfert said the home's basement suffered water damage, and paneling on the first floor was destroyed. Compiled from wire...
State Briefs

...Thursday in a house fire. Aaron W. Boyd likely died of smoke inhalation in addition to burns, said Ketchikan Fire Chief Rich Leipfert. Firefighters found Boyd dead in his bedroom. The fire started at about 2:30 a.m. in Boyd's apartment, the...
SE stress managers to help New York police

...Hull, a 26-year veteran with the Ketchikan Fire Department, felt similarly grateful to his department captain, Rich Leipfert, for allowing him to go. "You train for this kind of thing and you want to have an opportunity to excel. At the...
One more dead after Ketchikan house fire

...Credito, 17, was taken to Ketchikan General Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11 p.m. Saturday, Fire Chief Rich Leipfert said. Credito was a senior at Ketchikan High School. Alysha Credito, who turned 12 on Friday, was flown to Harborview...
Woman killed while walking on Ketchikan dock

...stated. Thayer, of California, was a passenger off the cruise ship Norwegian Star, Ketchikan Public Safety Director Rich Leipfert said. The accident happened on the wooden dock portion of Beth II, between the north entrance and the Ketchikan Visitors...
Alaska Airlines flight diverted to Ketchikan

...officials say the plane with 135 passengers on board landed safely Monday morning. Ketchikan Public Safety Director Rich Leipfert said the fire department received a call from the airport regarding a flight that had reported an in-flight emergency...


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