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Striving for efficient government

...submitting paid invoices, the borough estimated would accrue an excess of 1 million miles yearly, a savings of $30,000.Fire Chief Chris Mokracek with Central Emergency Services changed personnel annual leave policy during the month of October based...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-22/striving-for-efficient-government
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Firefighters hear explosive dangers of hash oil

...look for in case we do experience this because it's an additional hazard for us if we are not aware," he said. CES Fire Chief Chris Mokracek said butane hash oil explosions are something he hadn't been familiar with and by hearing from an investigator...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-22/firefighters-hear-explosive-dangers-
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Kenai Firefighters host first fill-the-boot campaign

...donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. It paid off. They raised just over $7,688 for the association. Kenai Fire Chief Jeff Tucker said the campaign was held later in the year than what is typical for fire departments. "Typically, it's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-17/kenai-firefighters-host-first-fill-t
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Firefighters converge on Kenai

...handle them as it goes."Kenai Fire Chief Jeff Tucker said the Kenai Peninsula...component of our community," Nikiski Fire Chief James Baisden said. "We want to...The keynote speaker is Assistant Fire Chief Dave McGrail, from the Denver Fire...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-18/firefighters-converge-on-kenai
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Firefighters wrap-up weeklong conference with run, competition

...starting spot. Deatherage, an on-call Nikiski firefighter said the competition was a fun way to end the week. Kenai Fire Chief Jeff Tucker said all the preparation leading up to the conference made for a successful week. He said the weather helped...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-27/fire-con-in-the-books
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Ninilchik Emergency Services unveils new facility

...locker storage, showers, bathrooms, adequate equipment space and a common room for volunteers on shift, he said. Fire chief Mike Chilhuly, EMT level 1-3 medics and emergency trauma tech first responders make up the response team utilizing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-13/ninilchik-emergency-services-unveils
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Calling all heroes

...last summer. Haller has been volunteering in the community as a firefighter since 2011. "My dad stepped up and became fire chief and kind of dragged me along with him," Haller said. In 2012, Haller put in 250 volunteer hours for the fire department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-27/calling-all-heroes
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'Knocking at our back door': Fire edges closer to communities

...became a hub of activity at midnight Saturday as cars streamed north toward Soldotna after Central Emergency Services Fire Chief Chris Mokracek issued an evacuation order for Miles 103-105 of the road. "The fire was actually on a ridge, approximately...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-24/knocking-at-our-back-door-fire-edges
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Crews see progress as Tyonek fire moves west

...the subdivision is not immediately affected." Nikiski Fire Chief James Baisden said 10 of his firefighters stayed overnight...two fire engines, according to an email from Nikiksi Fire Chief James Baisden. Harrel said the fire started near the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-19/wildfire-threatens-tyonek
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Fire destroys unoccupied Nikiski home

...single level home on Milky Way off Holt Lamplight Road about a mile from North Star Elementary School, said Nikiski fire chief James Baisden. Both Nikiski fire stations responded within six minutes and received assistance from the Kenai Fire Department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-08/fire-destroys-unoccupied-nikiski-hom
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