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Hours after blaze, Douglas home catches fire again

Nobody was home at the time.

 

File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Kitchen fire burns apartment

Neighbors heard the smoke alarm.

 

A Capital City Fire/Rescue crew transports a cruise ship passenger downtown on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A Capital City Fire/Rescue crew transports a cruise ship passenger downtown on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Smoke and fire damage in the men’s bathroom at the Mendenhall Mall on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Smoke and fire damage in the men’s bathroom at the Mendenhall Mall on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Firefighters battle a fire at a mobile home at Switzer Village Mobile Home Park on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Capital City Fire/Rescue | Courtesy Photo)
Firefighters battle a fire at a mobile home at Switzer Village Mobile Home Park on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Capital City Fire/Rescue | Courtesy Photo)
Hoonah Volunteer Fire Department firefighters battle a blaze at cabins in Hoonah on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Hoonah Volunteer Fire Department)
Hoonah Volunteer Fire Department firefighters battle a blaze at cabins in Hoonah on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Hoonah Volunteer Fire Department)
The Thane Ore House burns during a live fire training exercise on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
The Thane Ore House burns during a live fire training exercise on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
A Jeep Liberty is pictured after a fire in the early morning of Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)

‘Stubborn’ fire burns Jeep

It took hundreds of gallons of water to put out.

A Jeep Liberty is pictured after a fire in the early morning of Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)
Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters respond to a house fire on Douglas Highway on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. The owners were not home at the time, and were unharmed, but two dogs died in the blaze. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters respond to a house fire on Douglas Highway on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. The owners were not home at the time, and were unharmed, but two dogs died in the blaze. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
JDHS student Finn Adam (left) and homeschool student James Zuiderduin (right), Capital City Fire/Rescue cadets, practice advancing a hose under pressure at their final day of training with the CCFD on Saturday, April 21, 2018. (Richard McGrail | Juneau Empire File)

CCFR looking for high school cadets

Capital City Fire/Rescue is looking for high school students to join its cadet program.

JDHS student Finn Adam (left) and homeschool student James Zuiderduin (right), Capital City Fire/Rescue cadets, practice advancing a hose under pressure at their final day of training with the CCFD on Saturday, April 21, 2018. (Richard McGrail | Juneau Empire File)
Capital City Fire/Rescue workers return gear to an emergency vehicle in front of the Alaska State Capitol on Thursday afternoon, March 8, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire File)

House fire in Valley is suspicious, CCFR says

Law enforcement agencies are investigating a suspicious house fire.

Capital City Fire/Rescue workers return gear to an emergency vehicle in front of the Alaska State Capitol on Thursday afternoon, March 8, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire File)
A burnt 1990 Ford Bronco 2 sits in a parking lot near Twin Lakes on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. The fire started when the front right brake caliper got stuck and overheated, Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief Ed Quinto said. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Car catches fire near Twin Lakes after brake overheats

Two friends were able to escape a car unharmed before it caught on fire near Twin Lakes on Wednesday night, Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief… Continue reading

A burnt 1990 Ford Bronco 2 sits in a parking lot near Twin Lakes on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. The fire started when the front right brake caliper got stuck and overheated, Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief Ed Quinto said. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
A Capital City Fire/Rescue crew transports a cruise ship passenger off the Radiences of the Seas downtown on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Fire department gets funding for another ambulance crew

Starting in October, Capital City Fire/Rescue will be able to have an extra ambulance staffed around the clock. The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly… Continue reading

A Capital City Fire/Rescue crew transports a cruise ship passenger off the Radiences of the Seas downtown on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Smoke rises from a home on Fritz Cove Road on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Capital City Fire/Rescue | Courtesy Photo)

Nobody harmed in Fritz Cove basement fire

A fire broke out at a home on Fritz Cove Road on Saturday night, Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief Tod Chambers said, but nobody was… Continue reading

Smoke rises from a home on Fritz Cove Road on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Capital City Fire/Rescue | Courtesy Photo)
Firefighters battle a fire at a mobile home at Switzer Village Mobile Home Park on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Capital City Fire/Rescue | Courtesy Photo)

Fire destroys trailer, kills dog

A Saturday morning blaze in Switzer Village resulted in the total loss of a double-wide trailer. The home didn’t have any humans inside during the… Continue reading

Firefighters battle a fire at a mobile home at Switzer Village Mobile Home Park on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Capital City Fire/Rescue | Courtesy Photo)
Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters work to secure a former Waste Management recycling building that caught fire on Aug. 9, 2018. The building was already being demolished when the fire happened, CCFR officials said (Courtesy Photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)

Demolition efforts spark fire at former recycling building

A building that was being demolished caught fire early Thursday morning, Capital City Fire/Rescue officials said. Just after 5 a.m. Thursday, a Waste Management employee… Continue reading

Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters work to secure a former Waste Management recycling building that caught fire on Aug. 9, 2018. The building was already being demolished when the fire happened, CCFR officials said (Courtesy Photo | Capital City Fire/Rescue)
A house at 8460 Kimberly Street burns as Capital City Fire/Rescue responses on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Anna Hay | Courtesy Photo)

Dog wakes residents, alerts them to house fire

In the case of a Friday afternoon house fire in the Mendenhall Valley, a small dog was the first responder.

A house at 8460 Kimberly Street burns as Capital City Fire/Rescue responses on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Anna Hay | Courtesy Photo)