Tag Archives: Bayside Volunteer Fire Department

Borough Assembly approves surplusing two parcels, gets update on local coronavirus preparations


  Last night the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly handily dealt with all its agenda items, approved the disposal of property seized for not paying taxes, and authorized two contracts for design work. And as KMXT’s Maggie Wall reports, there assembly had a brief training on the coronavirus.   Click arrow to listen to report, or continue on to read it. …

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Fire decimates outbuilding on Sargent Dr.

A fire broke out on Sargent Dr. on Sunday morning, close to Mission Rd. where it passes under Near Island Bridge. According to fire chief Mike Milligan, the fire decimated an outbuilding on private property, just ten feet away from the main house. City firefighters reached the residence four minutes after being dispatched to find a 20 foot by 30 …

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Firefighter Trainees Test Skill on Real Interior Fire

Firefighter enters building for second round of live fires. Kayla Desroches/KMXT Kayla Desroches/KMXT A group of trainees at the Bayside Volunteer Fire Department tested their mettle on a live fire this weekend. It’s part of a recent addition to the island: the nationally accredited Firefighter One course, which teaches aspiring rescue workers the ins and outs of being a firefighter. …

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Fire District 1 Seeks Borough Loan

Kayla Desroches/KMXT The Fire District 1 Board hopes to get a loan from the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly and direct it to the Bayside Volunteer Fire Department’s new tanker and engine. Board chairman Paul Van Dyke sat before the assembly at its work session last night to speak on behalf of Bayside, which recently got assembly approval for the purchase …

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