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Alexandria Fire Department

August 21, 2015
(Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Jubilee provides a taste of summer
August 21, 2015 - 12:00am
July 27, 2015
Firefighters with the Alexandria Fire Department extinguish flames that had spread from a garage to the home on Lake Mary Monday afternoon. (Annie Harman | Echo Press)
UPDATE: Home up in smoke on Lake Mary
July 27, 2015 - 1:57pm
June 5, 2015
An Alexandria firefighter steps back and prepares to enter a burning room during a controlled burn near Alexandria on Monday. (Contributed)
The burn
June 5, 2015 - 12:00am
February 10, 2015
Alexandria firefighters respond to a house fire on Westwood Drive. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
UPDATE: AFD responds to house fire in Alexandria
February 10, 2015 - 4:24pm
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