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October 15, 2016
Alexandria firefighters and explorers reach out their boots for motorists to fill as part of the Fill the Boot fundraising campaign. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Firefighters fill the boot
October 15, 2016 - 11:23am
October 7, 2016
Jeff Roste (white shirt) takes photos that will be used on the billboard for the We Got Your Back campaign. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
'We Got Your Back' up and running
October 7, 2016 - 12:00am
September 24, 2016
Firefighters from Brandon and Alexandria work at the scene of a grain elevator fire in downtown Brandon Friday night. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
September 24, 2016 - 12:14am
September 11, 2015
Alexandria firefighters (left to right) Shaynen Schmidt, Mark Bergerson and Dan Sieve pause at the end of a climb at Viking Towers while remembering the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press) play button
Alexandria firefighters pay tribute to 9/11 victims (w/video)
September 11, 2015 - 4:19pm
November 5, 2013
The Alexandria Fire Department was called to the Viking Lakes Village mobile home park when workers ruptured a gas line Tuesday morning. (Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff)
Alexandria firefighters respond to gas leak
November 5, 2013 - 9:55am
September 11, 2013
Gathering at State Capitol to honor fallen firefighters
September 11, 2013 - 9:03am
July 26, 2013
Rick and Linda Pierce were photographed by the Minneapolis Tribune on August 30, 1977 in the Minneapolis Airport after spending a month in California fighting fires. In 1977, the husband and wife duo was an oddity among hotshots so Linda and Rick received a lot of publicity during their career. (Contributed)
Crews that take the heat
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Meet the Garfield firefighters
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Eleven firefighters from Alexandria Fire Department attended the recent unveiling of the memorial Minnesota's fallen firefighters. Pictured are (front to back) Joe Cuperus, Dan Sieve, Jason Schmidt, QJ Warrey and Kris Pierce. They were carrying flags to dignitaries, who in turn presented those flags to the families of the fallen firefighters. (Contributed photo)
Fire and honor: AFD members attend memorial dedication service
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 10, 2012
Mitchell Nelson of Alexandria tried on a child-sized version of a fireman's suit during the Alexandria Fire Department Open House on Monday.  (Photo by Lowell Anderson)
Don't get burned
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Family members, governor to dedicate firefighter memorial
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Alexandria's firefighters led the parade, marching in their sharp, dress uniforms with the impressive trucks rolling close behind. (Photo by Amy Chaffins)
VIDEO: Firefighters star in statewide conference
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Members of the Alexandria Fire Department are looking forward to hosting the Minnesota State Fire Department Association Conference
next week, including Lieutenant Jason Schmidt (left), Chief Engineer Q.J. Warrey and Captain Ron Moore. (Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff)
Painting the town fire-engine red
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
Members of the Alexandria Fire Department Honor Guard served as pallbearers at Chris McCabe's 
funeral last month at St. Mary's Church. (Contributed photo courtesy of the McCabe family)
A first last call for the new honor guard
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2012
Partners in crime fighting
April 13, 2012 - 12:00am