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Responders alerted to fire by Life Alert Emergency Response call Tuesday.

...Swires Road was initially reported by a Life Alert Emergency Response call Tuesday morning. According to Kenai Fire Chief Mike Tilly, a Kenai resident was awakened by smoke detectors and immediately pressed her life-alert wireless button. The Kenai...
New Kenai fire chief returns to peninsula

...Services in Soldotna, Jeff Tucker returned to accept the top job at the Kenai Fire Department, replacing retired chief Mike Tilly. Tucker's first day was Monday."I'm happy to be back and excited to be with the department with young energetic...
Two arrested in homemade bomb incident

...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 and the owner...
Nikiski, Soldotna and Kenai fire departments increase water rescue capabilities with 3-day course

...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 from river...
Kenai watering grass; officials say restrictions observed

...request to keep (the hydroseed) moist," it has sprayed 6,000 gallons of reservoir water on the lawn, Fire Chief Mike Tilly said. Each trip it dumps 500 gallons, Koch said.The fire department only dumped the water during the city's two-day...
Kenai names fire marshal

...Despite receiving a relatively short notice when his fire marshal became the fire chief in Nikiski, Kenai Fire Chief Mike Tilly did not have to look too far for a replacement. Eric Wilcox's experience and background in fire investigations and...
Animals in when barn burns

At least two alpacas died in a structure fire in Kenai on Tuesday evening. Fire Chief Mike Tilly said the Kenai Fire Department responded to the fire after a Kenai police officer saw smoke while driving on the Kenai Spur Highway...
Getting the soccer ball rolling

...6 to 11, the Kenai Peninsula Soccer Club will host the Alaska State Cup, drawing teams from all over the state. Mike Tilly, president of the KPSC, said 80 teams are expected at the tournament, which is for Under-12 teams up to Under-19...
Responders drill for worst-case scenario

...test the speed with which they respond to a passenger plane crash near the Kenai Municipal Airport. Kenai Fire Chief Mike Tilly said in order for the airport to continue operating, it has to have an emergency operations plan that takes into consideration...
Kenai home damaged in fire

...a.m. Thursday. "The closer we got we could see the heavy dark smoke from the residence," said Kenai Fire Chief Mike Tilly. "When we got there the majority of the heavy fire load was in the rear of the structure." It took about 35 minutes...


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