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Alexandria Fire Department

August 31, 2018
Alexandria firefighters carry a student from the scene of a drill for a school bus crash Monday evening. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)play button
It's only a drill - but an important one w/video
August 31, 2018 - 6:06am
August 15, 2018
Bill Thoennes of the Alexandria Fire Department grills pork chops during the 53rd annual Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee on Wednesday, Aug. 15. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
Big turnout for Corn and Pork Chop Jubilee
August 15, 2018 - 6:28pm
August 13, 2018
Work at RCC lot is ready for the fair
August 13, 2018 - 10:07pm
July 29, 2018
Smoke billows out of a house on County Road 22 as Alexandria firefighters work on putting the fire out. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
UPDATE: Explosion causes house fire in Alexandria
July 29, 2018 - 3:23pm
July 23, 2018
Alexandria firefighters to get new grass rig
July 23, 2018 - 9:22pm
June 11, 2018
New fire rig will battle grass fires, help in rescues
June 11, 2018 - 9:30pm
June 9, 2018
Man hurt in kitchen fire
June 9, 2018 - 8:07am
June 5, 2018
Fire truck involved in crash in Alexandria
June 5, 2018 - 12:41am
May 1, 2018
Members of the Alexandria, Garfield and Carlos fire departments worked to beat down a grass fire Friday morning near Carlos Creek Winery and Oakwood Terrace. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Douglas County, others in burning ban
May 1, 2018 - 7:46am
April 30, 2018
Lightning from an early-morning thunderstorm struck two willow trees on the property of Gerry and Sonja Goblirsch on Lake Rachel near Holmes City Monday, April 30. Lightning also apparently struck an Alexandria home. (Contributed)
Lightning to blame for house fire
April 30, 2018 - 5:26pm
April 5, 2018
A vehicle caught fire after it veered off the road and struck a transformer box at the intersection of County Road 73 Northeast and East Lake Geneva Road Northeast. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Vehicle hits electrical box, catches fire
April 5, 2018 - 9:34am
February 12, 2018
Standing in the living room, looking into the garage where a wood burning stove once was, a resident at 3505 Maple Drive Southeast, along with Alexandria Firefighter Bill Thoennes, looks over damage from a fire. The wood burning stove, which was moved outside, is the probable cause of the fire. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
Wood stove blamed for house fire
February 12, 2018 - 1:56pm
January 16, 2018
Firefighters work to control a fire at 410 Fillmore Street in Alexandria early Monday, Jan. 15. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Update: Fire victim's identity not yet confirmed
January 16, 2018 - 5:54pm
January 12, 2018
Judith Young looks at the remains of her neighbor’s mobile home, which was lost in a fire on Friday, Jan. 5. The fire claimed the lives of the two residents, Rose Marie Couillard, 59, and James (Jimmy) Willis Chandler, Jr., 49. Because working smoke detectors were not located in the mobile home, Young has made an effort to supply every mobile home in the park with working equipment. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
Fire deaths a cause for alarm
January 12, 2018 - 1:01pm
January 9, 2018
Smoke billows out of a mobile home at 1611 Sixth Ave. E. in Alexandria, three hours after firefighters responded to the call. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
No smoke detectors in fatal fire
January 9, 2018 - 6:31pm