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...about 1,000 meals. I couldn't be prouder of them. These kids are my heroes." After unloading the bus and Fire Marshal Gary Hale's red pick-up truck, they were given a tour of the food bank and then had lunch with folks at Fireweed Diner...
Newcomers elected to Soldotna council

...Oct. 9 will be counted. The council will certify results at its Oct. 9 meeting. Central Emergency Services Fire Marshal Gary Hale stopped by Soldotna City Hall to cast his votes. Hale said he votes in every election and wishes more people would...
CES' boots run over

...Fill the Boot" campaign during the start of the Labor Day weekend. "The community was just unreal," said CES Fire Marshal Gary Hale about the accomplishment, which surpassed the fire department's previous high of $18,000 collected a year...
CES wreath glows red

...within 72 hours of each other over the weekend. With a little more than two weeks left in the holiday season, fire marshal Gary Hale said more light bulbs could take on a crimson hue, especially as people struggle to keep warm. CES's wreath...
Fire held to kitchen

...night. "We got so many calls and we had a lot of manning around the station," said Central Emergency Services Fire Marshal Gary Hale, who added the fire was under control in five minutes and out within 15 minutes of the first arriving engine...
Fire claims log home

...chimney. No injuries were reported. Central Emergency Services received a call just before noon, according to Fire Marshal Gary Hale, and by the time the first fire engine arrived, the 2,400 to 2,600 square-foot home at 34401 Grizzly Lane...
Cause of house fire unknown

...1,300-square-foot frame house. The Wednesday afternoon fire burned from the top down, according to CES Fire Marshal Gary Hale, and destroyed a good portion of the house and all of its contents. The loss is estimated at $58,700. He...
CES fundraiser a success

...215,000 for MDA over the last 15 years. "We had quite an outpouring of public support down here," said CES Fire Marshal Gary Hale. "It was incredible." -- Staff report
Head-on sends 2 to hospital

...driven by Spencer Han, 47, of Kenai. Han's daughter, Alice Han, was a passenger. Central Emergency Services Fire Marshal Gary Hale said the impact of Bender's car caused the dashboard to cave in on top of Spencer Han. Rescue workers had to...
Dow Island gazebo scorched by flames

...At 7:33 a.m. we received a call reporting thick, black smoke on the backside of the island," said CES Fire Marshal Gary Hale. The only access to the island is by boat, so CES dispatched two of its own watercraft from Bing's Landing...


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