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Alexandria Fire Department

October 15, 2014
Alexandria fire captain Chris Johnson collects a donation from a motorist on Saturday morning.
Fill the Boot raises $7,500 for muscular dystrophy
October 15, 2014 - 12:00am
October 11, 2014
Alexandria firefighter Chris Johnson collects a donation from a motorist at the intersection of Third Avenue and Nokomis Street this morning. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Alexandria Fire Department works to 'Fill the Boot'
October 11, 2014 - 11:33am
October 8, 2014
Members of the Alexandria Fire Department demonstrated the procedure used to get close enough to a burning propane tank in order to shut off the fuel supply during the department’s open house event Monday evening at the fire station. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
A glimpse into fighting fires
October 8, 2014 - 12:00am
September 18, 2014
Alexandria Fire Department firefighters complete a 343-step climb at Viking Towers in Alexandria to honor the firefighters who gave their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Local firefighters pay tribute to 9/11 victims
September 18, 2014 - 2:38pm
August 29, 2014
Alexandria Fire Department earns Life Safety Award
August 29, 2014 - 12:00am
August 1, 2014
Explorers to host car wash fundraiser
August 1, 2014 - 12:00am
January 2, 2014
Just after 5 p.m. Monday, fire extensively damaged the home at 828 Westwood Drive in Alexandria. Investigators are looking into what caused the fire. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
House fire causes extensive damage in Alexandria
January 2, 2014 - 3:41pm
October 16, 2013
An Osakis firefighter demonstrated how quickly kitchen grease fires can spread during a fire prevention open house. (Echo Press file photo)
Kitchen fire burns family out of home
October 16, 2013 - 8:33am
September 13, 2013
Alexandria firefighters ceremoniously ascended the stairway at Viking Towers in Alexandria on September 11, 2013 in honor of their fallen brethren on 9/11. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Twin Towers will not be forgotten
September 13, 2013 - 9:16am
2013 Alexandria Fire Department Explorers ranked 4th at the Governor's Fire Prevention Day on August 23, 2013. Explorers Nick Partington, Max Jacobson, Jaylen Olson-Rodel, Riley Steidl, Capt. Kendon Koep, Mitch Roers, Quinton Nienaber and Logan Steidl posed for a group photo at the Minnesota State Fair. (Contributed)
AFD Explorers extinguish 20 teams at state fair
September 13, 2013 - 9:14am
October 10, 2012
Madi Stier was one of many children who found out what it was like to get behind the wheel of a fire truck in Osakis Sunday. (Echo Press photos by Lowell Anderson and Al Edenloff)
Area children learn about fire dangers
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
A suspected electrical fire burned a hole through the back of Tim Olson's house on Bluffs Road Friday afternoon. (Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)
August was one hot month for firefighters
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Alex plans warm welcome for firefighters
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Contributed
Those taking part in the SCOTT Fire Fighter Combat Challenge in Evansville, Indiana included (left to right) Chris Eddy, Shaynen Schmidt, Aaron Zollner, Bill "Same" Thoennes and Shane Schmidt.
Firefighters fit for duty
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Alexandria fire chief to attend national leadership symposium
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am