Story last updated at 4:47 p.m. Thursday, August 15, 2002

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

Aug. 5

EMTs at 2:34 p.m. went to South Peninsula Hospital to transport a 15-year-old girl and a medevac team to the airport.

Aug. 6

EMTs at 9:35 a.m. went to Heath Street and the Sterling Highway for a 39-year-old woman with a medical emergency. They treated and transported her to the hospital.

Aug. 7

Firefighters at 8:28 a.m. went to Thurston Canyon for a report of heavy smoke. They found a property owner burning scrap lumber in a burn barrel.

Aug. 8

EMTs at 4:36 p.m. went to the Port Graham clinic to transport a medevac team and a 44-year-old woman with a medical emergency to the hospital.

Aug. 9

Firefighters at 9:31 a.m. went to Kachemak Drive for a solvent spill on the road. Firefighters, the Homer police and the Alaska Department of Transportation isolated and cleaned up the spill.

Firefighters at 6:10 p.m. went to a vehicle fire near West Hill Road and the Sterling Highway. They put out the fire. The cause remains under investigation.

Aug. 10

Firefighters at 8:28 p.m. went to a trailer leaking propane at the Fishing Hole on the Spit. They found the trailer's owner had tightened the valve and stopped the leak.

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