From time to time articles related to fire safety, emergency medical services, and fire incidents appear in local news publications. This page lets you read each article. Simply click on the article title to see the full story.
(Nevada Appeal, Sunday, December 9, 2007) Apartment fire sends man to burn center A Carson man was taken to a burn center after suffering severe burns to his face during a fire in his apartment Saturday night. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Monday, December 3, 2007) Fire burns out center with church, small businesses An industrial complex fire at 900 Mallory Way burned for almost an hour Sunday before Carson City Fire crews could extinguish the blaze. Related video Related story
(Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, October 24, 2007) Local fire crews dispatched to Southern California Two-dozen firefighters from neighboring departments (East Fork, Carson, Lyon and Storey) met at noon Monday in Gardnerville. Five engines with full four-man crews each packed fire-resistant suits, checked equipment and unceremoniously cracked open liter bottles of water - then hit the road.
(Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, September 19, 2007) Accident stops traffic on main Carson artery A gold Nissan Murano with the Nevada license plate "BRN2RDE" careened at alleged high speeds northbound on South Carson Street at 1:13 p.m. Tuesday. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Monday, July 16, 2007) Two injured in Long Street apartment fire Two people received minor injuries during a grease fire in the 1500 block of Long Street just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Friday, July 13, 2007) Alleged drunk driver wreaks havoc A Carson City woman was drunk Thursday when she drove her car through the front of a pizza shop, then fled the scene and t-boned a vehicle on Carson Street, police said. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Friday, June 22, 2007) Carson City woman injured in Fifth Street collision A Carson City woman was seriously injured Thursday afternoon in an accident witnessed by several people, including Nevada's lieutenant governor.
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, June 7, 2007) Larson resources quickly snuff Sedge fire A beaming Margie Quirk waved her hands above her head and jumped up and down after an airtanker dropped a load of fire retardant on the blaze burning yards from her home.
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, May 24, 2007) 'He was larger than life' At a service Wednesday honoring the life of Lester H. "Les" Groth at First Presbyterian Church, hundreds of family, friends and former co-workers paid tribute to a man who served his family, his community and his church.
(Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, April 18, 2007) Accidental mixture of chemicals closes metal shop Tuesday A Carson City business may remain closed today after waste sludge became mixed with acid Tuesday creating a toxic fume. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Friday, April 6, 2007) Fire at North Carson business complex called arson A fire in a dryer at a Carson City motel was knocked down quickly Wednesday morning by firefighters.
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, April 5, 2007) Dryer fire evacuates motel A fire in a dryer at a Carson City motel was knocked down quickly Wednesday morning by firefighters. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, April 4, 2007) Family loses home in afternoon fire A fire on East Adams Street destroyed one unit of a duplex and left a family of five homeless Tuesday afternoon. Related Story Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Tuesday, March 27, 2007) High winds feed brush fires in Carson City, Reno Whipped by wind gusts of up to 30 mph, a brush fire on Monday came dangerously close to destroying an east Carson City mobile home. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Tuesday, March 12, 2007) Man hurt in accident with tour bus A Minden man was injured Monday afternoon when a tour bus lost its brakes coming down Spooner Summit and wedged his truck between the bus and a big rig. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Friday, March 8, 2007) CHS drama club tests disaster response The faux call came in at 9:27 a.m. Thursday, just after a group of Carson High students were boarding a bus to go on a field trip. Someone slipped in behind the kids and boarded the bus. Related Story Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, March 7, 2007) Area fire departments rewarded for cooperative effort Local firefighters were lauded by a statewide group for joint efforts to improve service and safety in Carson City and Douglas County.
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, March 7, 2007) Brown Street fire guts two-story apartment A Carson City grandfather is being hailed as a hero by witnesses after he saved his 4-year-old grandson from a fire that raced through the family's Brown Street townhouse Wednesday night. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Saturday, March 3, 2007) Fire forces family from apartment The cries of her 12-year-old neighbor alerted Tina Hill to a fire in a Woodside Drive apartment on Friday afternoon. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Saturday, January 27, 2007) Dayton fire likely human caused An acclaimed novelist lost his office in Carson City on Thursday when he threw a lit piece of paper into gasoline. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Friday, January 26, 2007) Novelist accidentally burns down office An acclaimed novelist lost his office in Carson City on Thursday when he threw a lit piece of paper into gasoline. Related Story Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, January 4, 2007) Rain soaks fire Rain driven by 25-35 mph winds and homeowners armed with garden hoses soaked 20-foot flames at the base of C Hill Wednesday evening. Related video