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City names new fire department chief

Eric Mohrmann, appointed Juneau's fire chief Thursday, likes to encourage young firefighters with this little story. When he was a young...
Alaska Digest

...according to Capital City Fire and Rescue officials. The fire's cause "is believed to be accidental," Chief Eric Mohrmann said. "However, it is still under investigation." Firefighters responded at 6:56 a.m., finding flames and...
Fear of fires

...that could erupt downtown, officials say. Sound off on the important issues at Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Eric Mohrmann said the city faces the real and preventable risk of a conflagration that could leave much of the downtown area in...
Chief: High fire risk calls for sprinklers downtown sprinklers. "I don't know if it's economically feasible," Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Eric Mohrmann said Tuesday. But he sees it as necessary. "We have a significant fire challenge in the downtown area." The proposal...
Photo: Appreciating fire heroes

From left, Fire Chief Eric Mohrmann and city Assembly members applaud Sam Thorp, Kevin Walker, Brandon Dutson, Brett McCurley, Rocky Deyette and Billy Ray in an...
Marina set afire; 1,600 gallons of fuel spill

...gallons of diesel and gasoline spilled into the harbor from ruptured fuel lines, officials said. Juneau Fire Chief Eric Mohrmann would not say how the fuel lines ruptured. The incident, which briefly closed the DeHart's Marina ramp, is under...
Smoky fire causes minor damage to Capital Chevrolet late Saturday afternoon. "They haven't let me in yet," he said. But Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Eric Mohrmann said he doubts there was any structural damage to the business at 5245 Glacier Highway in the Lemon Creek area...
City reopens Gastineau Avenue

...hillside by freezing the ground, reducing concerns that more slides could come down, Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Eric Mohrmann said. Evacuees were warned to keep a bag packed and be ready to vacate again if temperatures increase or it begins...
Eight hospitalized after raft flips on Mendenhall River

...and firefighters used a throw rope to retrieve the remainder from the water, Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Eric Mohrmann said. All nine people were treated for hypothermia. The river on Monday was running high due to heavy rains, and...
Climber on Thunder Mt. believed dead

...nonexistent" Tuesday night, based upon the appearance of the still body and a heat-measuring thermal imager, said Eric Mohrmann, Capital City Fire and Rescue chief. Searchers aboard a TEMSCO helicopter radioed into Knapp at about 4:15 p...


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