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Alpine Fire Department responds to Wednesday morning roof fire

At approximately 934 a.m., the Alpine Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a house with the roof on fire. According to Alpine Fire Chief, Mike Vogt, the home was located up steep and snow-packed roads in the Lakeview…

Area firehouses seeking next generation of firemen

With some members of the Thayne Volunteer Fire Department starting to retire, Co-Assistant Fire Chiefs, Tedd Jenkins and Paul Petersen joined the SVI Radio Weekday Wake Up program do discuss the need for replacements in the coming year. “This is…

Alpine Area Wildfire Protection Coalition recognition for 2021

The Alpine Area Wildfire Protection Coalition (AAWPC) is happy to recognize the hard work of homeowners from Broken Wheel Ranch, Shadow Dancer and Trail Ridge subdivisions who took steps to make their homes more resistant to wildfire and safer for…

Alpine Fire Department joined by Thayne and Afton on Saturday fire

Star Valley’s Fire Departments came together just after noon on Saturday, Aug. 28 to battle a structure fire on Old Alpine Road. Alpine Fire Chief Mike Vogt said the Alpine Fire Department, dispatched at 12:09 p.m., requested mutual aid from…

Alpine Fire Department already battling calls from careless campers

The following is a release from the Alpine Fire Department and Chief Mike Vogt: On June 1, a brush fire was started by an abandoned campfire on Indian Creek camping site adjacent to Palisades Reservoir. The fire spread fast in…

DeMello, Walters named Alpine EMT and Firefighter of the Year

Alpine residents Dave Walters and Dustin DeMello were recognized for their service to the northern Star Valley community. Walters was recognized as the Alpine Fire and EMS Firefighter of the Year while DeMello was named EMT of the year. Alpine…

Alpine/Thayne respond to Sunday morning house fire

◆ Fire destroys home, burns nearby forest. Alpine Fire Chief Michael Vogt concluded his follow-up operations at a house fire on Upper Stewart Creek Drive Monday night at 5:30. Fire destroyed the home Sunday, morning Oct. 18. “Personnel have to…

Alpine continues with plan to protect homes

◆ Community education efforts ongoing. “I am very concerned about the risk of wildfire to the communities we protect,” Alpine Mike Vogt told SVI Editor Sarah Hale in 2019. “As communities expand into the wildland interface our exposure increases.” At…

Alpine Fire Department extinguishes motor coach blaze

The Alpine Fire Department responded to a fire that claimed a motor coach on Friday evening March 27. “Friday evening at 22:24 Alpine Fire and Alpine EMS responded to a reported Mobile Home Fire,” stated Alpine Fire Chief Mike Vogt….

Area first responders and search and rescue volunteers remain active

◆ Emergency calls come in as prep for COVID-19 continues. Area healthcare professionals, first responders and search and rescue volunteers remain active and busy with “regular” work as they continue to prep for COVID-19. “The Star valley area has been…