Story last updated at 12:39 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2002

Homer Fire
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases

April 23

EMTs went at 7:45 a.m. to Friendship Terrace Assisted Living for a 101-year-old woman who suffered a fall. They treated and transported her to the hospital.

Firefighters at 11:31 a.m. went to a grass fire on the Spit near Lucky Pierre Charters. City Parks and Recreation workers put the fire out by the time firefighters arrived. The cause remains under investigation.

Firefighters at 3:52 p.m. went to a coal fire on the beach near the ferry terminal on the Spit. They put out a smoldering 3-by-3 foot fire believed to have been caused by an unextinguished camp fire.

Firefighters at 8:46 p.m. went to a brush fire on Jones Road near Mile 18 East End Road. They found a 30-by-30 foot fire of grass and trees and put it out. The fire appeared to have been caused by a control burn that escaped.

Firefighters at 10:22 p.m. went to a control burn out of control at April Place and found three large burn piles threatening nearby trees. Firefighters found the burn to be in violation of burn regulations and cooled down the piles.

April 24

Firefighters at 6:55 p.m. went to April Place and completely put out the slash piles.

April 28

Firefighters at 3:58 p.m. assisted Anchor Point firefighters with a brush fire on Cottonfield Road and helped put out a five-acre brush fire.

EMTs at 5:05 p.m. went to a Main Street home for a 49-year-old patient. They transported the man to the hospital.

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