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 26, 2006) Working Christmas has its rewards, pitfalls For many Carson City residents, Christmas is another work day - or is it? Yes and no. For Carson City firefighters, major holidays mean no inspections or training and getting a special meal or two. Their co-workers are sort of like family.
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, December 21, 2006) Carson firefighters make like elves to help the needy Though Santa Claus only needs one sleigh, it took more than a dozen shopping carts to hold about $6,500 worth of gifts for local children.
(Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, November 29, 2006) No injuries in accident at Roop/William No one was injured in a rollover accident at Roop and William streets just after 3 p.m. Tuesday. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, October 26, 2006) Collision into building closes business An elderly driver lost consciousness and slammed into the front wall of Office Depot on Wednesday morning, causing damage to the structure and forcing inspectors to close the business down. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Tuesday, October 10, 2006) Dog dies in Sutro house fire A fire on South Sutro Terrace in North Carson City claimed the life of a family pet and destroyed the garage and a portion of the kitchen Monday morning. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Friday, September 29, 2006) Sealant source of noxious fumes A noxious odor caused by an asphalt sealant in the Carson Mall parking lot led to a voluntary evacuation of a state office building Thursday morning and a response by the fire department. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Sunday, September 24, 2006) Fire hits Sheriff's office A piece of cardboard left near a radiant heater started a fire in the Carson City Sheriff's Department offices Saturday afternoon that caused an estimated $50,000 in damage. Related story Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, September 13, 2006) Four hurt in Curry Street accident Four people were injured Tuesday in a late afternoon head-on accident on Curry Street near Koontz Lane. Related story Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Tuesday, August 15, 2006) Three children critically hurt in wreck Three children, including one who was ejected and another who was trapped in the windshield, were seriously injured in an accident Monday afternoon in South Carson City. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Friday, August 11, 2006) Truck flips at junction to Spooner An Idaho truck driver narrowly escaped serious injury Thursday when his brakes failed on Spooner Summit, and he barreled through a Carson City intersection at lunchtime. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Saturday, August 12, 2006) Conte house fire being investigated A team of investigators is trying to determine why a home being built with fireproofing in mind burned to the ground early Friday morning in southeast Carson City. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Thursday, July 20, 2006) Fire singes contents of storage units A fire that was possibly sparked by a lightning strike or combustible materials spread through six storage units off Highway 50 East on Wednesday afternoon.
(Nevada Appeal, Wednesday, July 19, 2006) Bullet causes Carson range fire; five other fires fizzle out A fire at the Carson City shooting range at 9:16 p.m. Monday was likely started by a spark from an electrical box damaged by a bullet. Related video
(Nevada Appeal, Tuesday, July 11, 2006) Fire safety robot reports for duty Pluggie the Fireplug robot arrived in Carson City last month. He lives at fire station No. 1, and sleeps in the hose bed of one of the fire trucks.
(Nevada Appeal, Sunday, July 2, 2006) Crews battle fire near Carson landfill Fire crews from nine agencies accompanied by six air tankers and two helicopters are battling gusty winds to control a 215-acre blaze near the Carson City landfill. Related story
(Nevada Appeal, Saturday, July 1, 2006) Crews quickly knock down Spooner fire Two air tankers and a helicopter successfully snuffed out a fire Friday on Highway 50 a quarter mile west of Highway 395.
(Nevada Appeal, Tuesday, June 20, 2006) Fireworks sparked S Hill fire Children playing with fireworks could be to blame for an S Hill brush fire Monday that was nipped in the bud before it could reach nearby homes, an official said.
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