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Fire destroys unoccupied Nikiski home

...School, said Nikiski fire chief James Baisden. Both Nikiski fire stations responded...when firefighters arrived, he said. Baisden said when crews left the station they...defensive action to put the fire out." Baisden said the resident who owned the structure...
Nikiski fire department purchases new vehicles

...dedication, said Nikiski Fire Chief James Baisden. "It gets all the fire fighters together, too," Baisden said. "They can see the tankers, put...and $720,000 in local tax dollars, Baisden said. The capability to carry large amounts...
Fire burns at Schlumberger facility Friday night

...highway for several hours, said James Baisden, Nikiski Fire Department chief. After...but they were not involved in the fire, Baisden said. "There's a degree of hazardous...area, and somehow something happened," Baisden said. "To a point, it is somewhat undetermined...
'Tis the season to take home safety measures

...are working," Nikiski Fire Chief James Baisden said. Local fire departments are advising...efficiently, you can get CO in your home," Baisden said. "It's very dangerous." about an escape plan is critical," Baisden said. "By having an escape plan and...
Snowfall creates headaches for rural fire fighters

...keeping the roadways clear," said James Baisden, Nikiski fire department chief. "There...near record-setting snowfall as well, Baisden said. As of Friday, the total snowfall...are on commercially-owned property, Baisden said. Instead, water tankers are used...
Around the District

...Patrick, Navy Poage, Damien Redder, Maria Salzetti, Brooke Satathite 3.5: 6th grade: Jan Aaronson, Aiden Arness, James Baisden II, Sammy Baker, Andrea Beile, Erin Blum, Shae Breff, Seth Cotler, KuKoa Diorec, Emmarie Edwards, Courtney Ellis...
Firefighters converge on Kenai," Nikiski Fire Chief James Baisden said. "We want to bring these guys in to...the line. Everyone has fun with it."Baisden said this conference, which takes place...September, has been a year in the making. Baisden is the President of the Alaska Fire Chiefs...
Wilcox retires after 25 years as Kenai Fire Marshal

...After three operations and several eye surgeries, Wilcox recovered and was back to work in two months. Wilcox replaced James Baisden, now the Nikiski Fire Chief, as Kenai Fire Marshal in 2007. He said his responsibilities shifted from fighting fires to...
New chief in Nikiski

...Fire Department has a new chief. James Baisden, who for the last nine years has worked...paid. That isn't the only difference, Baisden noted. The Nikiski Fire Department serves...Spur Highway. "It's a vast system," Baisden said, adding that when people in those...
Kenai firefighters honored

Left to right, Kenai Assistant Fire Chief James Baisden, Donna Swaby, Engineer John Wichman, Capt. James Dye...the Year Award." Tilly called Assistant Fire Chief James Baisden, Capt. Jason Diorec, Capt. James Dye, Engineer John...


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