Fire and EMS

[7/6/20] Chief Arnold Baker reports on Fourth of July fire in Manson

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Listen to Chief Arnold Baker tell KOZI about fighting the fire that started in Manson after locals heard two large explosions. AUDIO: 1:22 Photo courtesy of Mark Elliot

[7/2/20] Chelan’s community fire siren reactivated Wednesday

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Listen to assistant fire chief Brandon Asher tell KOZI about activating the community’s “air-raid” fire siren Wednesday afternoon. And, if you missed it, you can hear the siren in this story as well. AUDIO: 1:12

[6/30/20] Get ready to cover your ears! It’s going to be loud tomorrow afternoon.

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Listen to assistant fire chief Brandon Asher tell KOZI about Chelan’s old community “air-raid” siren being reactivated tomorrow at noon. AUDIO: 1:25 

[6/29/20] Challenges for Chelan Fire District 7

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Listen to assistant chief Brandon Asher tell KOZI about the agency’s personnel and equipment challenges.

[4/7/20] It’s big and loud, for some folks nostalgic, local first responders hope it will help protect the community

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Listen to Chelan Fire and Rescue assistant fire chief Brandon Asher tell KOZI about the possibility of reactivating the downtown “air raid” siren for larger, multi-alarm incidents within the fire district.

[3/19/20] Lake Chelan emergency response teams prepare to care for community during COVID-19 pandemic

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Listen to Chelan Fire and Rescue Chief Mark Donnell and LCCHC EMS Director Ray Eickmeyer tell KOZI how local emergency services have prepared for possible spread of COVID-19 in the Lake Chelan Valley. AUDIO: 2 minutes

[3/6/20] Firefighters work to control house fire in Manson Friday morning

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Manson firefighters and Chelan Fire & Rescue worked to control a house fire Friday morning in the 1800 block of Totem Pole Road in Manson. Chief Arnold Baker was at the scene and says first responders found a complex situation when they arrived. Listen to Chief Baker tell KOZI about the firefighting efforts, as well […]

[3/4/20] Local firefighters had a busy Tuesday, responding to multiple fires

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Two separate fires in the Lake Chelan vicinity yesterday had first responders scrambling to corral their flames in yesterday’s windy conditions. Chelan County Fire District No. 7 Chief Mark Donnell tells KOZI about it.

[1/27/20] A local volunteer firefighter saves dog after icy accident

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When a pup went through the ice at Roses Lake in Manson last week, local firefighters saved the day. Listen to Manson volunteer firefighter Adam Rasmussen tell KOZI about the chilling rescue.