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Heating pipe bursts, floods KCHS classroom

...on scene at about 7:30 p.m., shut off the unit and remained for about an hour to clean up, said Battalion Chief Tony Prior. "There was not much damage," Prior said. "The floor was vinyl and we were able to squeegee excess water into a...
Firefighters wrap-up weeklong conference with run, competition

...the base while the fourth member climbed up to ring a bell. Representing the Kenai Fire Department was Battalion Chief Tony Prior and firefighters Sam Sathathite, Justin Horton and Scott Summers. The Nikiski Fire Department team was comprised of...
Helo drops buckets of water on fire near Kenai

...Wednesday night.The fire was reported by a floatplane pilot at about 6:40 p.m., Kenai Fire Department Battalion Chief Tony Prior said.The fire department responded with two engines, a brush truck, a rescue and firefighting aircraft and an all...
Making good decisions on the water

...of being rescued."Life preservers buy you time in the event of a rescue," Kenai Fire Department Battalion Chief Tony Prior told the Clarion.Life jackets are a good place to start - but are only effective if they're actually being worn...
What's Happening

...Community Library Aug 2 - Sue Biggs, Jack Will, Vern Miller, Lee Johnson at Veronica's Cafe August 5 - Myke Ables, Tony Prior at Fine Thyme Cafe at River City Books August 6 - TBA at Charlotte's Restaurant August 7 - TBA at Soldotna Public Library...
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Kenai launches new enforcement boat

...damage created from boat wakes through the mile-long river channel the length of Watergate Way. Kenai Battalion Chief Tony Prior said the target area is patrolled only during high tide with one boat operator from the fire department and two police...
KPO offers lunchtime music at various area businesses

...Mi'shell French at Veronica's Cafe. Next week will bring more musical talent at lunchtime. On Monday, Myke Ables and Tony Prior will play guitar at Fine Time Cafe inside River City Books. Tuesday, Elena and Jim Pate' will entertain the lunch...
Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...sapped of energy, but thankful. Porter said he couldn't flip the boat over to rescue the dog. Kenai Battalion Chief Tony Prior said boaters should take the proper precautions before heading out on the water and call 911 if they do see an accident...
Rough-water rescue reveals holes in Kenai's capabilities as firemen pluck 2 from stormy Kenai River mouth

...In the end, Kenai Firefighter Zachary Pettit and Kenai Engineer John Wichmen rode shotgun as Kenai Battalion Chief Tony Prior navigated a city-owned skiff, which they commandeered, through breaking waves and high seas to reach the fisherman...
Region remembers Sept. 11

...lawn as a remembrance to the firefighters that died during 9/11. "It's something that we like to remember," said Tony Prior, battalion chief at the Kenai Fire Department. "It takes a different person to be a firefighter and rush into a situation...


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