Victim in Sundays fatal apartment fire identified

first_imgThe Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the woman who died in Sunday’s apartment fire as Lacie E. Adams, 29.Adams fell asleep with a lit cigarette, causing a fire at an apartment complex in Vancouver’s Rose Village neighborhood, according to Vancouver fire officials. The medical examiner’s office determined Adams died of smoke inhalation.The blaze at the Courtyard Village Apartments, 2600 T St., was first reported at 10:22 a.m. Arriving firefighters found flames in a second-floor unit of a two-story apartment building and were able to extinguish the fire before it spread to any other apartments, according to officials.The fire was ruled an accident.Sara Archer, a family friend of Adams, said Adams had been dealing with some personal problems, but she always kept her head up. The two worked together at Elite Fundraising, which coordinates fundraisers for churches, schools and other organizations.“Even in her saddest moments, she put a smile on her face,” Archer said. “It’s sad. She was so young. She had so much life ahead of her.”last_img read more

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More About Food Security in Alaska

first_img(Photo via the Yarducopia Facebook page)Alaska’s rich environment is already a major source of food, but it’s not inexhaustible. Encouraging local food producers is one part of food security but another part is hanging onto the habitat that is already producing wild plants and animals. We’ll be drilling deeper into the issues surrounding food security for the second week in a row on the next Talk of Alaska.Yarducopia Facebook pageDownload AudioHOST: Steve Heimel, Alaska Public Radio NetworkGUESTS:Dohnn Wood, urban gardenerMichelle Wilbur, Organic Garden Coordinator, Alaska Community Action on ToxicsCallers StatewidePARTICIPATE:Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send e-mail to talk [at] alaskapublic [dot] org (comments may be read on air)Call 550-8422 in Anchorage or 1-800-478-8255 if you’re outside Anchorage during the live broadcastLIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by e-mail, RSS or podcast.TALK OF ALASKA ARCHIVElast_img read more

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