Through combined efforts from Teller and Nome, firefighting personnel were able to enter the structure and contain the fire. According to NVFD, the burnt residence sustained major heat and smoke damage throughout but is still standing and can be repaired.
No one was injured in the kitchen fire smoldering in the home of a Nome ambulance department volunteer, but the intense heat and smoke killed his dog while he was out on a call.
The chief says he’ll continue focusing on “community policing” and look at consolidating Nome’s police department with the city’s volunteer fire and ambulance operations.
The shack next to the city’s ice skating rink will be partly demolished after an electrical fire on Wednesday night.
A small blaze ignited on Nome’s 3rd Avenue and Steadman Street Wednesday evening—damaging the gear room and warm-up shack next to the city’s ice skating rink.
Budgets and other fiscal business were the topic of conversation at Monday night’s Nome City Council meeting, with special emphasis on finding a solution to the lack of lighting on Nome’s Snake River Bridge.
The Nome Volunteer Fire Department responded quickly to a small blaze in a shed on 1st Avenue yesterday afternoon.
High winds from tonight’s storm broke off the top of a power pole on Front Street, taking a transformer with it. Nome Joint Utility employees and…
In Monday’s news: a Saturday fire at Dredge 6 just west of Nome appears to have been intentionally set; Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty appeals to EPA for cleanup at Red Devil Mine; 2nd annual Arctic Imperative Summit begins in Girdwood; Nome Nanooks cross country teams kick off their season with two wins in fall invitational.
In Tuesday’s News: In fuel buying and shipping season, fuel prices continue to rise; NVFD Chief Matt Johnson says if they didn’t respond, he believes Teller…