mt. ballyhoo

Chrissy Roes / KUCB

Bail has been set at $50,000 for 19-year-old Dustin Ruckman, the Unalaska teenager who was behind the wheel in last year's fatal car crash off Mount Ballyhoo. 

The court is not requiring bail be posted, but that he be liable for the amount should he miss a court appearance.

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Officials at Unalaska's fire department are continuing to monitor Mt. Ballyhoo, where a large fire broke out Wednesday evening.

Patrick Shipp, fire chief at the Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services, said the department was notified around 5 p.m. about a fire that was likely started by a loose ember from a pallet fire near Dutch Harbor's Spit.

Suzi Golodoff

Officials at Unalaska's fire department are monitoring a large fire that started Wednesday evening on Mt. Ballyhoo near Dutch Harbor's Spit.

This is the second large brush fire in Unalaska in the past two weeks. 

Patrick Shipp, fire chief at the Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services, said they were notified around 5 p.m. about a fire on the side of Mt. Ballyhoo.