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WEATHER IN CARSON CITY


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Traffic Crash on Highway 50, Dump Hill east of town…

12:20pm  A bicycle rider suffered a seizure and then crashed to the pavement on Highway 50/Dump Hill at the top of the grade.  The incident is in the eastbound lane of Highway 50.  Emergency responders are enroute.

12:24pm  Emergency responders arrive on scene.  Asking for traffic control from sheriff’s deputies.

12:27pm  Appears the bicyclist was not struck.  He appeared to have a seizure, lost control and went down onto the pavement. 

12:33pm  Victim has been loaded aboard a CCFD ambulance and is being transported Code 3 (lights and siren) to CTRMC. 

 

Attic Fire at 2929 Lukens runs family out of their home….

Carson City Firefighters were called to a house at 2929 Lukens Sunday evening not far south of College Parkway on a report of smoke drifting up from the attic and roof.  Firefighters quickly grabbed ladders and began tracing the source of the smoke which they pinpointed inside the attic and possibly penetrating the home’s second floor living areas.  Investigators will be checking to see if a partially obstructed chimney may have leaked heat from the base of the chimney and ignited roof insulation.

Firefighters see smoke from underneath chimney pipe.

Firefighters go after the smoldering roof materials near the chimney pipe.

Firefighters cut holes in the roof to trace the extent of fire damage.

Firefighters vent the roof to get a better look at the fire’s pathway through the attic.

Firefighters start digging through more roofing materials to assess the fire’s spread. Fire seems contained but firefighters might be at it most of the night just to make sure the fire is completely out.  The house is owned by the family that lives here.  Firefighters say the home is no longer inhabitable until repairs are made.

CCFD photo of interior of the second floor of the home.

Carson City Firefighters raise a pile of loot to combat blood cancer – competing in Seattle high-rise stair climbing challenge!

Showing how stair-climbing in a high on fire takes endurance – lots of it….

A small army of Carson City Firefighters, their wives, kids and others raised a sizeable sum of money from donations they received from passing motorists as they drove by McFadden Square downtown on Carson Street this past weekend. It was an annual event to raise money to help fight cancers like Leukemia and Lymphoma.

Firefighters set up stair-climbing machines (on steroids) outside the Fox Brewpub as part of their training and equipment, inside a downtown high-rise in Seattle in competition with many other fire departments joining them in their fight against cancer. It’s an annual event held in many parts of the country as firefighters not only give their all to protect lives and property, but also to give cancer-struck

Firefighters headed for stair-climb competition in Seattle to fight cancer.

children a chance to live a full rich life.  If you missed their fundraiser downtown on Saturday, please be on the lookout for firefighters encouraging local Carson City residents to donate to the cause. They’ll be out fundraising right up to the time of their departure for the world’s largest annual firefighter stair-climb competition in Seattle March 8th.

Please donate what you can. Our Carson City Firefighters consistently give their all everyday to save and protect lives under very hazardous, if not dangerous conditions. Any donation amount will be gladly received to help defeat cancer.

Those who would like to donate to the cause, go on line at Carson.org/stairclimb and get all the information.

Donations just flowed into the jars from drivers! 

CC’s celebrated Man-About-Town Glen Lucky donating to the cause!

Warm and generous hearts donating to this annual event.

Even the kids were working the traffic!

“Coffee Conversations” with Congressional Candidate Patricia Ackerman

Patricia Ackerman
Candidate for Congress

Join U.S. Congressional candidate Patricia Ackerman for “Coffee Conversations” every other Saturday through the month of May at Comma Coffee, 312 So. Carson Street, Carson City.

Candidate Patricia Ackerman will be at Comma Coffee on Saturday, February 22 from 9-10 am.  Come meet, talk and have a cup of coffee with Patricia and let her know what’s on your mind about this year’s upcoming elections.  All Nevada residents are invited to attend – bring your thoughts, ideas, and concerns.

Again, Patricia will be at Comma Coffee every other Saturday from 9-10am, 312 So. Carson, at West 4th.  Following her February 22nd meeting at Comma Coffee she has scheduled additional conversations for: February 22, March 7 & 21, April 4 & 18, May 2, 16 and 30.

Firefighter Competition Stair Climb at Fox Brewpub Plaza, downtown Carson City

CC Firefighters stair climb, Saturday, February 8, 1pm

Carson City Fire Department will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Saturday, February 8, beginning 1 p.m. at The Fox Brewpub in Carson City. Join your city’s firefighters in supporting a worthy cause. Donations can also be made online at carson.org/stairclimb.

Stair climb machines will be positioned outside The Fox Brewpub on the plaza. Firefighters will be in full turnout gear mastering the climb and preparing for the 29th annual LLS Firefighter Stairclimb competition being held next month in Seattle, Washington.

The LLS Firefighter Stairclimb is the world’s largest on-air stair climb competition. Carson City Firefighters will be participating next month in the 29th annual LLS Firefighter Stairclimb on Sunday, March 8th in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Before firefighters ascend the Columbia Center in downtown Seattle, firefighters will be raising funds and enlisting community support.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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