A 400-foot by 400-foot area of burned grass area next to the Davis Meadows Trail in Switzer Creek on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The fire was reported on Sunday, March 31, and put out by Capital City Fire/Rescue. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

A 400-foot by 400-foot area of burned grass area next to the Davis Meadows Trail in Switzer Creek on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The fire was reported on Sunday, March 31, and put out by Capital City Fire/Rescue. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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