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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 - Graduate Doug Britton, left, shakes Jeff Friedlander's hand, congratulating each other on completing training.  Photo credit Belinda Grant/Nevada Appeal(Nevada Appeal, Tuesday, August 3, 2004Eleven new recruits ready to fight fires  Less than three weeks after Carson City's most devastating wildfire charged through their back yard, 11 new fire recruits and their families gathered at Carson City Fire Station 2 to celebrate their graduation from the largest fire academy in this city's history.
 

Click to enlarge - Russ and Susan Wheaton, above, of Nevada Street, five block from burned Rupert's Auto Body, applaud at the picnic on the Legislative lawn on Sunday. Carson City firefighters from left first row, Jesse Rowan, Gary Garrett, Bob Stanford and captains John Bergstrom and Bob Schreihans look on.  Photo credit Brad Horn/Nevada Appeal (Nevada Appeal, Monday, July 26, 2004Thousands appreciate firefighters at barbeque  A wildfire raging Wednesday along Carson City's wooded west side destroyed nine houses, at least one commercial building and drove hundreds of people from their homes in the capital city. 

 

Click to enlarge - An unidentified firefighter tries to protect neighboring homes from a fully involved mobile home fire off Curry Street Wednesday afternoon.  Photo credit Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal (Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, July 14, 2004Flames destroy homes, threaten Carson City  A wildfire raging Wednesday along Carson City's wooded west side destroyed nine houses, at least one commercial building and drove hundreds of people from their homes in the capital city.  Nevada Appeal Coverage / Reno Gazette-Journal Coverage

 

Click to enlarge - Carson City Fire Marshall Stacey Giomi talks about fire breaks on the hill behind him at the Arnold property on Clear Creek Road. The top of the hill has been cleared, while the middle still needs to be cleared for defensible space.  Photo credit Belinda Grant/NEVADA APPEAL(Nevada Appeal, Tuesday, July 13, 2004Clear Creek gets help protecting homes from wild fire  Homeowner Mike Arnold peered over the edge of his property Monday and pointed out areas recently cleared of several bushes and trees. As always, an afternoon wind picked up and blew gusts over his Old Clear Creek Road property.

 
(Nevada Appeal, Monday, July 12, 2004Kitchen ripped out to stop cooking fire  Firefighters had to pull the stove, some walls and the ceiling out of a Carson City woman's kitchen Saturday night to stop a cooking fire. 

(Nevada Appeal, Saturday, May 8, 2004Carson blaze closes metal shop  Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a blaze Friday morning that damaged a North Carson City business.

Firefighter Clint Hayes heads out on a call from Station 1.  Photo credit Rick Gunn/Nevada Appeal(Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, April 28, 2004Fire Chief: Overtime costs more than money  Carson City's firefighters increasingly fought fatigue and illness working thousands of hours of overtime last year - a practice the fire chief said needs to stop.

 


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