Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: A tour of the fire-damaged historic home downtown

11 months after house fire, uncertainty remains whether to raze or rebuild.

  • By Michael Penn Juneau Empire
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:09am
  • NewsPhotography

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

Read more about Hayes’ house here.


• Contact staff photographer Michael Penn at 523-2262 and mpenn@juneauempire.com. Follow our Instagram at @Juneau.Life.


Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayesm, with her son, Joshua Stephenson, left, and contractor Derik Wythe gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of Fifth and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayesm, with her son, Joshua Stephenson, left, and contractor Derik Wythe gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of Fifth and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes, with her son, Joshua Stephenson, gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of Fifth and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes, with her son, Joshua Stephenson, gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of Fifth and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ernestine Hayes gives a tour of her fire-damaged house at the corner of 5th and Franklin Street on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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