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Two pairs of lost hikers located over Labor Day weekend the trailhead within the hour."There were no injuries and no medical issues with the couple," CCFR Fire Marshal Dan Jager said Tuesday by email. "Sgt. (Matthew) Hightower with AST had the GPS coordinates that made retrieving the couple...
CCFR put out mobile home trailer Wednesday

...firefighters put out a fire underneath a mobile home at Glacier View Trailer Park late Wednesday evening.CCFR Fire Marshal Dan Jager said a 911 call came in at 11:45 for a structure fire at the park, 9950 Stephen Richards Drive.Responding crew members...
Man saved from boat fire

...Hospital. CCFR said he was unconscious but "responsive.""The occupant was extremely lucky," CCFR Fire Marshal Dan Jager told the Empire. "Had the fire been any larger or a greater amount of smoke accumulated, the occupant would probably...
Neighbors' alert, firefighters save man

...where a man of his description remains in stable condition, according to hospital officials.According to Fire Marshal Dan Jager, the fire was intentionally set and the victim is believed to have caused it. The fire started with burning paper products...
Pot sales may spark fire code updates discuss how commercial growing operations will affect - and be affected by - fire-code regulation. Fire Marshal Dan Jager and Deputy Fire Marshal Sven Pearson presented to the committee how they anticipate the marijuana industry will impact...
Rescuers use ropes to save hiker near glacier

...mile from the visitor center, when he stumbled down the embankment shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, CCFR Fire Marshal Dan Jager said.Because the man could not walk back up the embankment, members of CCFR's rope rescue team lifted him out. Jager...
Fire marshal: Douglas home a total loss

...When we got here, most of the fire was in the garage and it was starting to spread into the house," Fire Marshal Dan Jager said.North Douglas Highway was blocked to traffic while fire fighters worked to put out the flames, which originated...
Small fire, big save

...was, this would have definitely been a much bigger fire with more damage," Capital City Fire/Rescue Fire Marshal Dan Jager told the Empire.The three adults who live in the house use the garage for storage rather than vehicles, and some of...
Thank you from the Lynn Canal Honey Badgers

...activities: Meg Thordarson, Chief Rich Etheridge, Chief Ed Quinto, Scott Reid, Sandi Kelly, Nathan Young, Sven Pearson, Dan Jager, Monica Kraft, Victoria Godkin and family, Amanda Carlson, Brady Fink, Captain John Krebsbach, Cheyenne Sanchez...
Repairs may be cause of Douglas blaze

...6300 block of the highway, hours before the fire broke out around 8 p.m., Capital City Fire/Rescue Fire Marshal Dan Jager told the Empire Tuesday.It's possible the work inadvertently caused a fire, Jager said. Alternatively, leaking...


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