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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.


Click to enlarge - Carson City firefighters on scene of an apartment fire at 400 South Saliman on Saturday, December 8, 2007.  Photo credit - Dave Morgan/Newscarsoncity.com(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

 

Click to enlarge - Firefighters attempt to gain entry to an industrial complex located at 900 Mallory Way Sunday afternoon.  Photo credit - Adam Trumble/Nevada Appeal(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.


Click to enlarge - Firefighters transported several people to area hospitals following a six-car accident at South Carson Street and Clearview Drive on Tuesday afternoon. The accident briefly closed South Carson Street and caused two people to be taken by Care Flight Helicopter because of their injuries.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(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

 

Click to enlarge - Two people received minor injuries during a grease fire in the 1500 block of Long Street just after 8:30 p.m. Sunday.  Photo credit - Dave Morgan/NewsCarsonCity.com(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

 

Click to enlarge - Carson City Fire Capt. Eric Bero knocks down loose glass at Papa Murphy's, in South Carson City on Thursday night, after a woman drove into the store front nearly hitting several employees and customers.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(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


Click to enlarge - Carson City firefighters used the Jaws of Life to cut Molly Dondero, 59, out of her vehicle Thursday following an accident at Stewart and Fifth streets.  She was taken by helicopter to a Reno hospital.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(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.
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Click to enlarge - An airtanker drops slurry on the Sedge Fire in the Brunswick Canyon bridge area on the east side of Carson City on Wednesday.  The fire burned 10 acres and was 100 percent contained by 5 p.m.  Photo credit - Brad Horn/Nevada Appeal(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.
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Click to enlarge - Lester Groth Dreeson holds his son Lester Jr., 18-months, while his brother Buddy Dreeson holds his 6-year-old dog Muffin, on a Warren Engine Co. fire truck during the funeral procession for Lester Groth, Carson City's first paid fire chief, at the Lone Mountain Cemetery on Wednesday.  The older Dreesons are Groth's grandsons.  Photo credit - Brad Horn/Nevada Appeal(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.
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Click to enlarge - Firefighters, wearing hazardous-materials safety suits, prepare to enter All Metals Processing Co. Inc. on Lepire Drive on Tuesday after an employee accidentally mixed two chemicals together, creating toxic smoke.  Two people were treated for inhalation.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(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


Click to enlarge - Carson City Fire and Sheriff's investigators have determined an early morning fire at the Evergreen Center was arson.  Several businesses in the complex were closed for about five hours while investigators worked.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal.(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.

 

Click to enlarge - Smoke and fire forced the evacuation of a wing of the Plaza Hotel on Plaza Street on April 4, 2007.  Photo credit - Dave Morgan/NewsCarsonCity.com(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

 

Click to enlarge - Carson City firefighters enter a burning home on Adams Street on Tuesday morning.  A mother and her 3-year-old son were able to escape with minor injuries.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(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


Click to enlarge - A Carson City firefighter works to extinguish a brush fire at Villa Sierra mobile home park in the 4900 block of Highway 50 East on Monday. One home was damaged and one-quarter of an acre was burned.  Photo credit - Chad Lundquist/Nevada Appeal(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

Click to enlarge - Firefighters work at the site of a three vehicle accident that occurred at the bottom of Spooner Summit on Monday afternoon. One person was transported by helicopter to Renown Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries.  Photo credit - Chad Lundquist/Nevada Appeal(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


Carson City Sheriff's Department's SWAT team sprung into action, finding the terrorist's hideout and killing him, while managing to rescue the bus driver.  Photo credit Dave Morgan/News Carson City(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


Click to enlarge - Members of the Carson City station No. 3 and East Fork station No. 12, hold the Cashman Good Government Award at Fuji Park on Wednesday. The award is given by the Nevada Taxpayer's Association for a cooperative plan that saved area taxpayers roughly $1 million. From left to right, Chief Stacey Giomi, Jeff Novakovich, Bill Burge, Dave Miller, Nick Agorastos, Jamie Buck, Stephen Fleicher, Chief Tod Carlini.  Photo credit - Chad Lundquist/Nevada Appeal(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.



Click to enlarge - A firefighter looks through a window of one of the apartments that was destroyed by a fire on Brown Street in east Carson City Wednesday night. Three people were transported to Carson-Tahoe Regional Medical Center with unspecified injuries.  Photo credit - Chad Lundquist/Nevada Appeal(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


Carson City Sheriff's Deputy Rick Duarte talks with Silvia Ramos, right, and her daughter Maria Ramos, 15, who is holding a one-month-old infant, after a fire forced them from their Woodside Drive apartment Friday afternoon.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(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

 

Click to enlarge - Carson City firefighters extinguish hot spots Friday afternoon at a 37-acre brush fire near Flowery Avenue in Dayton.  From left, paramedic Jim White, Capt. John Easterling and firefighter Travis Howe were among the more than 65 area firefighters who responded from eight agencies.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(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

 

Click to enlarge - Home owner David Eddings talks with a Carson City firefighter Thursday afternoon outside his North Carson City home. Eddings accidentally destroyed his office by igniting gasoline while working on his vehicle.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(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

 

Click to enlarge - Carson City firefighter John Armeson watches the pressure while crews battled a wild land fire Wednesday night on C Hill.  Photo credit - Chad Lundquist/Nevada Appeal(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

 

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