Fire

The aftermath of the fire. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

The aftermath of the fire. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

Two investigators from the state Fire Marshal’s office completed their work at the site of the fire that destroyed the new Bethel alcohol treatment center. Lloyd Nakano is an assistant state fire marshall.

“The on scene has been completed, however, more followups with interviews may be possible,” said Nakano.
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A fire burned an alcohol treatment facility in Bethel Monday night. Photo by Dean Swope

A fire burned an alcohol treatment facility under construction in Bethel Monday night. Photo by Dean Swope

Officials are investigating a large fire in Bethel that started just after 8 o’clock Monday night, behind the Bethel post office. The Fire destroyed an alcohol treatment center under construction by the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation.

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Photo by Pat Samson.

Photo by Pat Samson.

Bethel Fire Crews responded to a tundra fire around 8 p.m. Thursday. Fred Watson, the Acting Fire Chief says the grass fire was burning beyond a half-mile northeast of the dump and measured about 75 yards by 50 yards.
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Fire Destroys Bethel Church

by Daysha Eaton on September 15, 2014

Firefighters battle a blaze early Monday morning. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

Firefighters battle a blaze early Monday morning. Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK.

Bethel Fire Department officials say they’re investigating an early morning fire at a church in Bethel.

Acting Fire Chief Bill Howell says firefighters were called to the Pentecostal Church on Main Street and Fourth Avenue at approximately 6:17 am.

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