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Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...Central Emergency Services aided in five accidents with two people transported to Central Peninsula Hospital, said Health and Safety Officer Brad Nelson. Kenai Police Chief Gus Sandahl said his officers were dispatched to four accidents, including...
Pets lost in house fire

...two-story house emitting smoke but didn't find any occupants inside, according to a press release from CES Health and Safety Officer Brad Nelson.Firefighters had the fire under control in 15 minutes and extinguished in 30 minutes. Nobody was...
Kenai launches new enforcement boat

...who acquired the vessel for $108,000, with approximately $100,750 paid with a state grant, said CES Health and Safety Officer Brad Nelson. The boat replaced a 30-year-old riverboat that was housed at the Sterling CES Station, Nelson...
Keep calm: T-shirts net $2,500 for emergency services charities

...two-week period when the fire was most active near communities on the central Kenai Peninsula, the Borough Health and Safety Officer's reputation became the impetus for a series of T-shirts emblazoned with the phrase "Keep Calm and Wait...
Girl suffers broken leg in truck/motorbike collision

A 16-year-old girl riding a motorbike sustained non-life threatening injuries after a truck hit her when she attempted to cross Kalifornsky Beach Road Wednesday afternoon.
Heat lamp starts fire in chicken coop

...according to the release. Nobody was injured in the fire, but several chickens inside did not survive, said CES Health and Safety Officer Brad Nelson.The cabin, originally built as a residence, was valued at $10,000 with an estimated $1...
Wildfire now 46 percent contained, not caused by campfire

...for potential fires could take awhile. "This is what actually takes so long," said Kenai Peninsula Borough health and safety officer Brad Nelson. "You put the initial fire line out, you get it contained and everything, then you're forever...
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...flank of the fire that is 3.5 miles east of the Pollard subdivision in Kasilof at last report. Brad Nelson, health and safety officer with Central Emergency Services, said ground crews from Delta, the Mat-Su Valley and Fairbanks have joined...
Temporary wiring sparks shop fire on K-Beach early morning fire in a detached garage on Kalifornsky Beach Road Monday, said Central Emergency Services Health and Safety Officer Brad Nelson.CES crews arrived on scene with 10 firefighters from two engines at about 6 a.m. and extinguished...
Funny River wildfire doubles to 44,000-acres

...Thursday according to Alaska Department of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry officials. Brad Nelson, health and safety officer for Central Emergency Services said he learned the wildfire had reached 44,000 acres in size after a briefing...


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