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Cooking fire smokes out local church

...arrived on the scene, smoke was pouring out of the church's main doors, but the fire was already out, CCFR Captain Ed Quinto said. One of the church parishioners had taken a pan - full of burning oil - outside and extinguished the flames.Inside...
Fireman Quinto still blazing after 30 years of active service

Thirty years ago Wednesday, 19-year-old Ed Quinto walked into the back door of the Juneau Fire Department...apparatus and response since then, but more importantly, Ed Quinto has stayed the same. "I want to help people," Quinto...
Tourist airlifted from glacier after fracturing leg

...afternoon, and left the area by helicopter after he fell and fractured his leg.Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief Ed Quinto said the man slipped on some rocks on a trail close to the glacier's face. Unable to walk, he was stuck about 500...
Heat lamp causes fire at Super 8

...building's occupants fled in the night.According to an account provided by Capital City Fire/Rescue assistant chief Ed Quinto, firefighters responded to an alarm just before 3 a.m. Saturday. When the first engine company arrived, it found...
Little log cabin to get torched

...continued, adding that partnering with CCFR was the best choice since it benefits both organizations.CCFR Assistant Chief Ed Quinto said the burn will be a great training opportunity for firefighters, especially new cadets."They've been able to...
Condemned UAS cabin torched for fire training

...condemned a number of years ago. Instead of just razing it, they arranged for CCFR to burn it.CCFR Assistant Chief Ed Quinto, who helped organize the event, said the opportunity provided firefighters invaluable training. Firefighters often...
Boy Scout pinned by boulder on beach, freed of the rocks came loose - a big one about the size of a desk - and pinned both of his legs," CCFR Assistant Chief Ed Quinto, who responded to the 911 call, said in a phone interview Tuesday. "One (of his legs) was trapped between the rock...
Raft flips on Mendenhall River during tour

...first aid. One patient was provided basic life support and transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital for further care."Ed Quinto, assistant chief of operations for CCFR, said out of the eight visitors, "seven refused transportation, (but) one...
Vehicle burns on Thunder Mountain Road Saturday

...Trailer Park at 6 a.m. Saturday morning. In a recorded message on the department's media line, assistant fire chief Ed Quinto said a pickup truck exploded near the 2400 block of Thunder Mountain Road, most likely as a result of "either the struts...
Thank you from the Lynn Canal Honey Badgers

...thank the people who helped prepare and run the open house 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...


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