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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 - A Carson City firefighter sprays foam on an Edmonds Drive apartment fire Tuesday afternoon. Fire officials say tenants with fire extinguishers helped limit the damage.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, May 1, 2008)  Tenants stop apartment fire from spreading  Fast thinking tenants of an east Carson City apartment complex used fire extinguishers to keep flames under control Tuesday until help could arrive, a battalion chief said Wednesday.

 

 

 

 


 

Chris Ketring, gesturing with his hand; Isaac Powning, right, and Casey Jones work a wildfire scenario at the Nevada Army National Guard building in Carson City on Wednesday.  Photo credit - Brad Horn/Nevada Appeal(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, April 17, 2008)  Agencies practice for next fire season  With the National Weather Service predicting Nevada will see a dryer, warmer summer than last year, fire agencies from state, federal and local levels converged on the Army National Guard Armory in Carson City to coordinate firefighting efforts Wednesday.
 

Click to enlarge - Carson City firefighters work to extract a victim from a GMC Suburban on Sunday evening after it flipped three times on Golden Eagle Lane while it was traveling north. A man who was ejected from the vehicle is in the Care Flight helicopter above.  Photo credit - Brad Horn/Nevada Appeal(Nevada Appeal, Monday, April 14, 2008)  2 hurt in South Carson wreck  Two people were flown to a Reno hospital Sunday night following a rollover accident in southeast Carson City.  Related video


 

Click to enlarge - Carson City firefighters work to extinguish a house fire on Tamarisk Street on Thursday afternoon that started in an electrical panel in the rear of the home. Battalion Chief Dan Shirey said the fire and subsequent attempts to extinguish it made the home unlivable. A woman inside was helped to safety by police, but she will not be able to live in the home until repairs are made, Shirey said.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(Nevada Appeal, Friday, March 14, 2008)  Fire destroys home  Carson City firefighters work to extinguish a house fire on Tamarisk Street on Thursday afternoon that started in an electrical panel in the rear of the home.  Related video

 

pg(Nevada Appeal, Friday, February 22, 2008)  Probability of Carson getting large quake is really high  The U.S. Geological Survey estimated the probability of the Elko area suffering a magnitude 6.0 earthquake in the next 50 years was 6 to 8 percent. For Carson City, they estimated the likelihood at 70 percent.
       

 

 

 

 

Click to enlarge - Carson City Fire Departement Battalion Chief Dan Shirey, center, talks with city, school and EPA officials Wednesday afternoon following a mercury spill at Carson High School. 22 students and a teacher were quarantined for several hours.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, February 6, 2008)  22 students and teacher allowed to leave quarantine after mercury spill at CHS  A group of about 22 freshman students were quarantined inside the science wing of Carson High School after the Carson City Fire Department received a report of an unknown substance on the floor in a classroom there.  Related video

Click to enlarge - Carson City Fire personnel load a patient at Evergreen Carson City on Thursday afternoon as a paramedic crew from Tahoe Douglas Fire arrives to handle a separate medical call. On Thursday, emergency services were dispatched to 39 calls.  Photo credit - Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal(Nevada Appeal, Sunday, January 27, 2008)  Carson firefighters increasingly rely on neighbors  On average, the Carson City Fire Department handles 23 calls a day, but Thursday was one for the record books with three paramedic ambulance crews covering 39 calls.

Click to enlarge - Carson City firefighters work at a fire at 2305 Star Way in northeast Carson City that killed at least one person Thursday morning.  Photo credit - Brad Horn/Nevada Appeal(Nevada Appeal, Friday, January 18, 2008)  Woman dies in morning fire  A blaze that claimed the life of a Carson City woman early Thursday morning began in a back room of the double-wide mobile home on Star Way, a fire inspector said.  Related story  Related video

 

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