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Kenai apartment fire contained to one room

...Linwood Lane. When crews arrived on scene they found smoke and flames coming from one of the four-plex units, said Kenai Fire Chief Jeff Tucker.Firefighters performed a search and found the apartment unoccupied. The damage was contained to the...
Kenai Firefighters host first fill-the-boot campaign

...donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. It paid off. They raised just over $7,688 for the association. Kenai Fire Chief Jeff Tucker said the campaign was held later in the year than what is typical for fire departments. "Typically...
Firefighters converge on Kenai

...the hosts, the whole department can attend different sessions and if we get calls we can handle them as it goes."Kenai Fire Chief Jeff Tucker said the Kenai Peninsula is an ideal location for the conference. The Beacon Fire Training Center and...
Firefighters wrap-up weeklong conference with run, competition

...starting spot. Deatherage, an on-call Nikiski firefighter said the competition was a fun way to end the week. Kenai Fire Chief Jeff Tucker said all the preparation leading up to the conference made for a successful week. He said the weather...
Wilcox retires after 25 years as Kenai Fire Marshal

...from all around the Kenai Peninsula celebrated Wilcox's career at a retirement party at the Kenai Senior Center. Kenai Fire Chief Jeff Tucker said the department would miss his knowledge of the community and his fire investigative abilities. The...
David Burnett

Retired Kenai Fire Chief Dave Burnett, 60, passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014 in Soldotna.Born in Washington, D.C. on May 1, 1954, Dave came...
New Kenai fire chief returns to peninsula

Although the City of Kenai has a new fire chief hired from outside the department, he is a familiar face on the Kenai Peninsula.
Kenai Fire Chief Tilly retires

After 23 years serving the City of Kenai, Fire Chief Mike Tilly hung his hat up for the last time Friday.The Kenai Fire Department celebrated Tilly's career with a retirement party...
Two arrested in homemade bomb incident

...Kenai Fire Department responded to a small fire on Inlet Woods Drive shortly before 5 p.m. Monday. According to Kenai Fire Chief Mike Tilly, a report was received of a fire in a dryer housed in the garage of a residence. The dryer was in use...
Nikiski, Soldotna and Kenai fire departments increase water rescue capabilities with 3-day course

...upward from there - no changes, no mistakes. "The training is really important for everyone in our business," Kenai Fire Chief Mike Tilly said Saturday at the Kenai City Dock before joining the class. The training session would take firefighters...


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