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Cargo weight cited in 2013 Soldotna plane crash that killed 10 from the airport in Soldotna. The report says the airplane was destroyed by both the impact and a subsequent fire. Investigators found a video of the takeoff on a passenger's smartphone. An analysis of the video indicated that right after...
Firefighters hear explosive dangers of hash oil

...easily combustible and the process involves heat and alcohol, the explosion risk is high, he said. Klein said as a fire investigator with 21 years of experience in law enforcement and firefighting, he didn't know anything about hash oil until...
Fire ruins garage

...much in there. According to CES, the structure had no drywall in the interior to slow the spread of the fire. Fire investigators decided the fire probably started from malfunctioning wiring to a light fixture. The fire burned the structure...
Fire held to kitchen

...the family had started the dishwasher prior to leaving the house about 45 minutes before the fire report came in. Fire investigators determined the fire originated in the bottom area of the dishwasher. The fire broke through the bottom of the dishwasher...
Fire investigators look into cause of warehouse fire

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Fire investigators are looking into what caused a fire that damaged an empty warehouse. The fire probably burned for several days or even a week...
Fire officials question contractors in cause of Interior fires

...right-of-way clearing activities,'' said Steve Haagenson, GVEA acting president and chief executive officer. Fire investigators from both the Bureau of Land Management and the state's Division of Forestry are seeking the causes of both fires...
Sterling fire displaces 5 adults, 1 infant

...around 2:15 a.m. and spotted a glow coming from the exterior of the building, CES Fire Marshal Gary Hale said. Fire investigators verified the point of origin near the front exterior entrance from information provided by witnesses, along with...
2 fires burn Peninsula homes Sunday

...CES safety officer."We lost count. There was probably about 15 to 20 explosions," Nelson said. Later, fire investigators determined propane bottles caused the explosions. The bottles were strewn about the camper, he said. Investigation...
Fire burned Sterling home

...closed the metal door in his artic entryway, the fire spared the basement and main level of the house, Hale said. Fire investigators are inspecting the home to determine the cause of the fire. Although investigators were unable to find faulty electrical...
Blaze destroys Tote Road home damage on all floors, including the basement, and the entire contents of the second floor were destroyed. Fire investigators suspect the failure of the wood stove piping to be the cause of the fire, as fire patterns suggested that the house's...


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