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Heating pipe bursts, floods KCHS classroom

...Firefighters arrived on scene at about 7:30 p.m., shut off the unit and remained for about an hour to clean up, said Battalion Chief Tony Prior. "There was not much damage," Prior said. "The floor was vinyl and we were able to squeegee excess...
Making good decisions on the water

...increase the chances of being rescued."Life preservers buy you time in the event of a rescue," Kenai Fire Department Battalion Chief Tony Prior told the Clarion.Life jackets are a good place to start - but are only effective if they're actually...
Kenai launches new enforcement boat damage created from boat wakes through the mile-long river channel the length of Watergate Way. Kenai Battalion Chief Tony Prior said the target area is patrolled only during high tide with one boat operator from the fire department...

...we are serious," Snohomish County Fire District 1 battalion chief Steve Mason said.An American flag had been run up...water.At the debris site Saturday, Mason, the battalion chief, said teams first do a hasty search of any wreckage...
Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...cold and sapped of energy, but thankful. Porter said he couldn't flip the boat over to rescue the dog. Kenai Battalion Chief Tony Prior said boaters should take the proper precautions before heading out on the water and call 911 if they do...
Firefighters wrap-up weeklong conference with run, competition

...stabilized the base while the fourth member climbed up to ring a bell. Representing the Kenai Fire Department was Battalion Chief Tony Prior and firefighters Sam Sathathite, Justin Horton and Scott Summers. The Nikiski Fire Department team was...
3 escape trailer fire

...which included both the trailer and an attached lean-to, was less fortunate, according to Trent Burnett, NFD battalion chief. Burnett said the home was considered a total loss, with damage estimated at around $50,000. Burnett said Monday...
Mechanical failure possible cause of water spill in hotel basement

...mishap occurred Sunday. The boarded-up hotel is for sale and has stood empty for more than a year. Fairbanks fire Battalion Chief Alan Dick said Golden Heart Utilities discovered a drop in water pressure about 2 p.m. but could not find the leak...
Helo drops buckets of water on fire near Kenai

...Airport Wednesday night.The fire was reported by a floatplane pilot at about 6:40 p.m., Kenai Fire Department Battalion Chief Tony Prior said.The fire department responded with two engines, a brush truck, a rescue and firefighting aircraft...
Rough-water rescue reveals holes in Kenai's capabilities as firemen pluck 2 from stormy Kenai River mouth

...communications.In the end, Kenai Firefighter Zachary Pettit and Kenai Engineer John Wichmen rode shotgun as Kenai Battalion Chief Tony Prior navigated a city-owned skiff, which they commandeered, through breaking waves and high seas to reach...


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