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Alexandria Fire Department

September 9, 2016
The AFD Explorers (back row, left to right) Gavin Hvezda, Quintin Kluver, Erick DeLong and Meghan Moore, (front) Sam Kuennen, Micah Christenson, Mason Sukke and Kelby Olson-Rodel (not pictured) placed third in the Fire Explorer Challenge at the Minnesota State Fair.  (Contributed photo)
Extinguishing the competition
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
June 17, 2016
The Alexandria Fire Department is made up of 30 volunteer firefighters. The average length of service on the department is nearly 11 years.  (Contributed photo)
Award is tribute to Alexandria firefighters
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
Grass fire believed to have sparked barn fire
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
October 23, 2015
U.S. Representative for Minnesota's sixth congressional district Tom Emmer discusses state-wide initiatives during the annual Lake Region Fire Fighters Association meeting on Monday night at the Alexandria Fire Station. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Legislators address hot topics at firefighters' annual meeting
October 23, 2015 - 12:00am
October 15, 2015
Tractor destroyed in fire
October 15, 2015 - 6:06pm
October 9, 2015
Firefighters Fill the Boot for muscular dystrophy
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
October 3, 2015
Shop lost in fire on County Rd 27
October 3, 2015 - 7:25pm
September 30, 2015
Kitchen fire damages apartment
September 30, 2015 - 12:00am
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