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, Tuesday, December 18, 2001) Firefighters are Santa for a day To his fellow firefighters, Ken Engels is "Santa." Since 1976, Engels has worked to make sure Carson City children receive new toys and clothing for Christmas. "All I've ever wanted to do was have this program be a success," Engels said.
(Nevada Appeal, Friday, December 14, 2001) City employees help shelter with food Katherine McLaughlin didn't mind the few extra dollars on her grocery bill each month. By spending $10 or $15 extra for a good cause, McLaughlin, Carson City recording secretary, collected 300 pounds of food for the city employees' annual food drive to benefit Advocates to End Domestic Violence, a local shelter for those seeking refuge from domestic violence.
(Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, December 12, 2001) Fire destroys Minden motor lodge A Tuesday morning fire destroyed much of the 76-room Carson Valley Motor Lodge in downtown Minden. More than 60 firefighters from throughout Northern Nevada battled the fire, which was reported about 8:45 a.m. after employees saw smoke.
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, October 25, 2001) Inferno engulfs Clear Creek home A forest was saved but a house destroyed Wednesday in a fire near the Douglas County, Carson City border that turned a $400,000 home into a smoking pile of rubble. Nothing could be salvaged.
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, August 9, 2001) Girl dies in single vehicle rollover A Carson City teenager died Wednesday evening after she was partially thrown from an out-of-control pickup rolling down the south side of C Hill at Curry Street.
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, July 5, 2001) Sky explodes with patriotism Cheers erupted as the first burst of golden light streamed across the dark sky then exploded into a shower of red and blue stars.
(Nevada Appeal, Tuesday, July 3, 2001) Severed line causes power outage Construction on a new sign at a Mexican restaurant on North Carson Street severed a main power line about 11 a.m. Monday, causing a small fire at the Dollar Tree and cutting off power to all shops in the Northgate Shopping Center.