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Alexandria Fire Department
August 29, 2012
August was one hot month for firefighters
Following at least three fires the week prior, Alexandria firefighters responded to another house fire on Friday afternoon. At approximately...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Alex plans warm welcome for firefighters
This weekend the Alexandria Fire Department is hosting the 137th annual Minnesota State Fire Department Association (MSFDA) Conference. Firefighter events started on Thursday, June 14 and conclude on Saturday. Friday night up to 700 visitors will be in town shopping, staying at...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
November 5, 2010
Firefighters fit for duty
On October 16, four Alexandria firefighters and one Garfield firefighter faced one of the biggest challenges of their firefighting careers in...
November 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Alexandria fire chief to attend national leadership symposium
Alexandria Fire Chief Jeff Karrow was recently awarded a scholarship to attend an international leadership symposium for volunteer fire chiefs. It will take place November 10-15 in Clearwater Beach, Florida. The Alexandria City Council approved the opportunity, which will not cost...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 1, 2010
A hot event!
In celebration of Fire Prevention Week, the Alexandria Fire Department will hold its annual open house on Monday, October 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the fire hall. Cookies, coffee and juice will be served. There will be demonstrations and cash door prizes given away. A drawing will be...
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Cigarettes start roof fire
Alexandria firefighters were called to 108 6th Avenue East at 12:34 p.m. Monday after smoke filled the building, which houses Trends by Tami....
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Ears to you
Jameson and Ashtyn Molesworth were two of nearly 3,000 people who enjoyed the 4,000 ears of corn and 3,300 pork chops served during the 45th...
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Powerlines crackle during shed fire
Ashes from a fire pit are believed to have started a shed on fire at 607 5th Avenue East in Alexandria Thursday. When Alexandria firefighters...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
Students learn about live-saving safety tips
Mark Bergerson of the Alexandria Fire Department showed children how to crawl to safety in the smoke-filled fire safety house during the annual...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Fire damages garage on Nokomis
The Alexandria Fire Department responded to a garage fire last Thursday at a residence on North Nokomis. Around 6:15 p.m., the Alexandria Police...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
Pork chop paradise
The Alexandria Rotary Club and the Alexandria Fire Department joined forces to serve 3,600 pork chops and 4,000 ears of corn at their pork...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Fire destroys vehicle, damages garage
A 1996 Ford Explorer, owned by Richard Harjes, caught fire Monday night in the garage that Harjes is renting at the Carr Apartments at 515...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Event is a hit for charity
Changing things up didn't break the streak. Once again, the Alexandria Fire Department's team beat the Douglas County Law Enforcement team -...
August 7, 2009 - 12:05am
July 31, 2009
Law vs. Fire: Law enforcement, firefighters to slug it out at charity softball game
Their bats are ready and their gloves oiled. Their teammates have been chosen and numbers picked. They have chosen their batters, pitchers, outfielders,...
July 31, 2009 - 12:05am
July 24, 2009
Charity softball game planned for August 5
The Alexandria Fire Department and Douglas County Law Enforcement will be hosting a charity softball game this year - instead of the usual broomball tournament. The softball game will take place on Wednesday, August 5 at the Knute Nelson Ball Field. The game starts at 5 p.m.
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am