Body Found in Ketchikan Fire Debris

Body Found in Ketchikan Fire Debris

Although the cause of the fire in Ketchikan is still under investigation, Alaska State Troopers have located remains within the wreckage that they believe to be 49-year-old Ralph Smith. Smith was reported to have exited his home late on Wednesday afternoon only to tell a family member that the house was on fire. He then […]

Troopers Believe Homeowner Died in Wednesday Ketchikan Blaze

Troopers Believe Homeowner Died in Wednesday Ketchikan Blaze

Troopers believe that a Ketchikan man perished in a blaze on Blackberry Lane late yesterday afternoon after blockading the road to his home. Troopers received a call reporting a fire and shots fired on Blackberry Lane in Ketchikan at 5:49 pm on Wednesday.The North Tongass Fire Department, Alaska State Troopers and Wildlife Troopers responded to […]

Aurora Arson Snarls Traffic Nation-Wide

A contract employee at a suburban air traffic control center set fire to the facility with gasoline on Friday, brought air traffic to a standstill at O’Hare and Midway airports on Friday. The employee, angered that he was being transferred to Hawaii, deliberately set fire to the center stopping up to 1,500 flights at the two […]

Palmer Man Sets Fire to Own House

Palmer Man Sets Fire to Own House

Alaska State Troopers responded to a residence off of Kay Marie Drive at the request of the Mat-Su Fire Department on Wednesday as the department battled a residential fire there. Troopers responded to the Palmer residence at 12:15 pm on Wednesday to investigate the fire at the home. Troopers would find that 44-year-old Kelly Priestley […]

Delta Junction Teen Arrested for Arson in Weekend Fire

Delta Junction Teen Arrested for Arson in Weekend Fire

Troopers identified a suspect and suspicious vehicle in the house fire on Clearwater Extension in Delta Junction that occured on Sunday. During their investigation on Monday, troopers found that their suspect, a 16-year-old Delta Junction teen set fire to the residence to cover up the fact that he set the fire to attempt to cover […]

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