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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…

Alpine Firewise meeting planned

Thursday, August 28 the Alpine Fire Department will host a Firewise meeting. The meeting will take place from 1-4 p.m. in the Alpine Fire Department Building. “A wildfire may make it necessary for neighborhood residents to evacuate,” said Alpine Fire…

Fun in the mud benefits local families

By Richelle Primm, Star Valley Chamber of Commerce The Salt River Community Foundation invites you to its 3rd annual Salt River Filthy 5k-ish on Saturday, August 10. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the first heat will run at…