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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...
Fire burned Sterling home

...No one was injured in the fire. An Alaska State Trooper discovered the house fire at about 10:15 a.m., Fire Marshal Gary Hale said. The trooper reported "unusually" black smoke, and when he called dispatch, the front porch was on fire...
Trailer destroyed in Friday blaze

...afternoon, according to a Central Emergency Services official. Three dogs and two cats died in the fire, CES Fire Marshal Gary Hale said. Jose and Laura Marquez were the owners of the single wide trailer home in the Backtracker Trailer court...
Spreading a message of safety

...This is what can happen to you if you are far away from our fire department and precautions are not made," CES Fire Marshal Gary Hale told the audience as they looked on in awe. After CES personnel extinguished the first blaze, a second room...
Fire under investigation

...but the cause of both fires is still under investigation, according to a statement. CES investigators are asking anyone with information about the fires, or about possible witness Jason Call, to call Fire Marshal Gary Hale at 262-4792.
Boiler causes fire at Soldotna gas station damage, Nelson said. Fires at commercial buildings generally are caused by electrical shortages, said CES fire marshal Gary Hale. There are three boilers at the Soldotna station, which are used to heat the concrete pads surrounding the gas...
Statewide fire fatalities climb: Proper use, maintenance of smoke detectors urged

...involved did not have properly working smoke detectors. "That's way above the national average," said CES Fire Marshal Gary Hale. Hale said 97 percent of homes in America have smoke detectors, 33 percent of which are not in working order...
Hydrants flow over Soldotna as CES flushes for spring

...Emergency Services (CES) continue their bi-annual fire hydrant flushing and flow testing. According to CES Fire Marshal Gary Hale, hydrant flow testing and flushing is very important to the Insurance Service Office (ISO) which provides rankings...
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


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