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Out of the fire and into retirement

...himself completely out of the game.Ralston plans on applying to be a volunteer once more, he said. Nikiski Fire Chief James Baisden, who has worked with Ralston for eight years, said it will be helpful to not lose Ralston and his years of expertise...
Nikiski local named sole Kenai Peninsula Summer of Heroes honoree

...of community needs access to emergency pet oxygen masks is a detail that went unnoticed by many. Nikiski Fire Chief James Baisden said the specialized kits, which were purchased from Wag'N 02 Fur Life for $75 a piece, were met with appreciation...
Anchor Point fire, emergency service area expands

...largely depends on helicopters to reach any potential patients on offshore platforms, according to Nikiski Fire Chief James Baisden. The companies in the area own helicopters to reach their platforms, so they have struck agreements with the fire...
Nikiski fire station gets an upgrade

...Kenai Peninsula Borough Project Manager Robin Davis said it was on track to meet that cost. For Nikiski Fire Chief James Baisden, the new training pad will help him keep his 40-50 active firefighters alert and well-trained in dangerous situations...
Still too dry: Burn ban remains in effect call for backup from the police or fire department to handle a larger violation or emergency. Nikiski Fire Chief James Baisden said his firefighters haven't had to respond to instances of people violating the burn ban. While he said the Nikiski...
Kenai firefighters honored

Left to right, Kenai Assistant Fire Chief James Baisden, Donna Swaby, Engineer John Wichman, Capt. James...the Year Award." Tilly called Assistant Fire Chief James Baisden, Capt. Jason Diorec, Capt. James Dye, Engineer...
School news

...paperwork and payment to the meeting. The cost is $60.00. Congratulations to our March Students of the Month: James Baisden, Onaca Daniels, Maddison Galloway, Isabelle Harris, Gabriella Hunt, Faith Ivy, Jordan...
Kenai Fire Chief Tilly retires

...Wednesday. Firefighters from Seward, Nikiski and Soldotna came to offer well wishes. Former Kenai assistant fire chief James Baisden, now chief at Nikiski Fire Department, presented him with an achievement award ?a golden fire ax wall mount...
Fire destroys unoccupied Nikiski home

...of a single level home on Milky Way Street about a mile from North Star Elementary School, said Nikiski fire chief James Baisden.Both Nikiski fire stations responded within six minutes and were assisted by the Kenai Fire Department. Crews contained...
WIldfire threatens village of Tyonek

...village are working on the ground with a bulldozer and two fire engines, according to an email from Nikiksi Fire Chief James Baisden.Harrel said the fire started near the north end of the Tyonek Airport runway with the call reported at about 2...


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