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Kenai Fire Chief Tilly retires

...station on Wednesday. Firefighters from Seward, Nikiski and Soldotna came to offer well wishes. Former Kenai assistant fire chief James Baisden, now chief at Nikiski Fire Department, presented him with an achievement award ?a golden fire...

...pronounced dead. The other victim, a 32-year-old male, was hospitalized in stable condition, police said.Assistant Fire Chief John Sudhik told the Daily News the victims were overcome by smoke and flames in the stairwell.Pope to travel...
Kenai firefighters honored

Left to right, Kenai Assistant Fire Chief James Baisden, Donna Swaby, Engineer John Wichman...Hurst Rescue of the Year Award." Tilly called Assistant Fire Chief James Baisden, Capt. Jason Diorec, Capt. James...
4 killed in Kenai fire

Kenai Police Chief Chuck Kopp and Central Emergency Services assistant fire chief Gordon Orth work Saturday at the scene of a fire that killed four in Kenai. Photo by M. Scott Moon A mother and her three children...
Driver celebrates 55 years on Alaska roads his business has three terminals and about 130 trucks in the state, he said. Doyle also went on to serve as assistant fire chief for the Kenai Fire Department, served two terms on the Kenai City Council, was Kenai's vice mayor for two years...
Agencies respond to 2-acre Kenai fire Soldotna responded to a 2-acre brush fire at the end of Evergreen Drive at 9:48 p.m. Tuesday. Kenai Assistant Fire Chief James Baisden said the fire started in a vacant wooded lot at the end of the street, which is in a residential...
New chief in Nikiski

...the last nine years has worked for the city of Kenai, first as its fire marshal and for the past two years as assistant fire chief with fire marshal duties, will assume his new post at Nikiski on Oct. 15. Nikiski's firefighters include both...
Kenai ambulance back on the road

...moose. But the ambulance is back up and running, as good as new. "It's 100 percent back in service," said Assistant Fire Chief Scott Walden. The ambulance was headed to Central Peninsula General Hospital to pick up an airlift team. Nearing...
Little squirts

...of hands-on learning day. The day began with a fire drill at the school and the arrival of two fire trucks. Assistant Fire Chief Mike Smith, along with firefighters Ken Green, Keith Doroff and Steve Lipscomb, worked with school Principal...
2 separate wildfires ignited, contained

...the Kenai Peninsula, but both were quickly contained. "The call came in at 6:26 p.m.," said Gordon Orth assistant fire chief at Central Emergency Services in Soldotna, in regard to a fire on Dow Island in the Kenai Keys area. "Two structures...


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