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Alexandria Fire Department

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
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
October 1, 2010
A hot event!
October 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff
Cigarettes start roof fire
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 20, 2010
Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson
Ears to you
August 20, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff
Fire consumed a detached shed in the backyard of a rented house at 607 5th Avenue East Thursday. The flames and smoke attracted several bystanders.
Powerlines crackle during shed fire
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson
Students learn about live-saving safety tips
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam
The Elvira Hughes residence at 112 North Nokomis suffered damage last Thursday.
Fire damages garage on Nokomis
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
Echo Press photo by Rebecca Anderson
Pork chop paradise
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam
Fire destroys vehicle, damages garage
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
August 7, 2009
Echo Press photos by Celeste Beam
Between innings, Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen (right) and Fire Chief Shane Schmidt (middle) had to run to the bases and then dress in each other's uniforms. Schmidt put on what a deputy wears and Wolbersen had to don firefighter's turnout gear. They gave each other a high-five at home base.
Event is a hit for charity
August 7, 2009 - 12:05am
July 31, 2009
Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam
The Alexandria Fire Department, represented by Jeff Karrow, assistant fire chief (left), and Douglas County law enforcement officers, represented by Troy Wolbersen, Douglas County sheriff, will battle it out in a charity softball game next Wednesday.
Law vs. Fire: Law enforcement, firefighters to slug it out at charity softball game
July 31, 2009 - 12:05am
July 24, 2009
Charity softball game planned for August 5
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am