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, 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.
(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.
(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
(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.
(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
(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.
(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