Fire

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Capital City Fire/Rescue fire marshal Dan Jager demonstrates the proper stance for use of a fire extinguisher. CCFR recommends that all Juneau residents replace the batteries for their smoke alarms this weekend, and also have a fire extinguisher.

Day life saving time: Make sure batteries work while turning back clocks

Many organizations recommend checking smoke alarm batteries when clocks change.

 

Firefighters spray the inside of a moving truck with water at the scene of a short vehicle fire on Sept. 17, 2020. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Firefighters extinguish fire in box truck

Workers attempting to remove a lift gate open accidently started the fire.

 

Recent wildfire response slowed by miscommunication

Recent wildfire response slowed by miscommunication

Brush fire was left burning for hours with locals battling the blaze.

Recent wildfire response slowed by miscommunication
Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to the scene of a structure fire the evening of Aug. 19,2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Update: Woman dies in Mendenhall Valley house fire

Neighbors helped perform CPR, knock down flames.

Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to the scene of a structure fire the evening of Aug. 19,2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Marshals investigating pair of suspicious fires

Marshals investigating pair of suspicious fires

They’ve caused thousands of dollars in damage.

Marshals investigating pair of suspicious fires
Juneau fire chief helps put out blaze with garden hose

Juneau fire chief helps put out blaze with garden hose

He was in the right place at the right time.

Juneau fire chief helps put out blaze with garden hose
Raze or rebuild? Downtown house fire fallout still not settled
Raze or rebuild? Downtown house fire fallout still not settled
Hours after blaze, Douglas home catches fire again
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Hours after blaze, Douglas home catches fire again
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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.

File photo of Juneau Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighters at work. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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)
How to stay safe in the kitchen this Thanksgiving
How to stay safe in the kitchen this Thanksgiving
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)