Homer Volunteer Fire Department

Firefighters from multiple agencies prepare to enter a structure with a fire burning inside it as part of a live fire exercise Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 at the Homer Volunteer Fire Department���s fire training facility on Freight Dock Road in Homer, Alaska. Student volunteers from Anchor Point Emergency Services, Homer Volunteer Fire Department, Ninilchik Emergency Services, and Central Emergency Services attended the drill as part of a joint Firefighter I class they are attending hosted by Anchor Point Fire and HVFD. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

HVFD offers firefighter training course

The Homer Volunteer Fire Department is recruiting new volunteers for the 2021 Firefighter I Class, which begins Oct. 18. No prior experience or certifications are… Continue reading

 

Homer Volunteer Fire Department emergency medical technicians treat a person injured when a crane tipped over at the Pioneer Dock on the Homer Spit at about 1:55 p.m. Jan. 31, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News.)

Hickory crew member killed in crane rollover on Homer Spit

Update: The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday evening announced that the victim has died. A crew member of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory has… Continue reading

 

Interim Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Robert Purcell poses for a photo at Homer City Hall on Dec. 18, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. Purcell was a former HVFD chief from 1992-99. (Photo provided)

City appoints Purcell as interim HVFD chief

A former Homer Volunteer Fire Department chief will step in as interim fire chief, the city announced in a press release on Tuesday. Robert Purcell,… Continue reading

 

Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Terry Kadel waves to the crowd gathered on Pioneer Avenue during Homer’s Independence Day parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Terry Kadel ‘no longer with’ city

Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Terry Kadel is no longer with the department, Homer City Manager Katie Koester said in a statement released Wednesday. “I… Continue reading

Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Terry Kadel waves to the crowd gathered on Pioneer Avenue during Homer’s Independence Day parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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