Short-handed CCFR recruits volunteer firefighters

...making their annual push to recruit volunteer firefighters before its upcoming firefighter academy in January.Assistant Fire Chief Ed Quinto said the department is short-handed on volunteers, which is a cause for concern."The more, the better...
Firearm theft, illegal shooting case

...background investigation into criminal history; and be approved by the Cadet Firefighter Program Administrator and by the Fire Chief.Quinto will be hosting an informational meeting about the program at the Auke Bay Fire Station, 11900 Glacier Highway...
The value of volunteer firefighters

...Quinto and talk about how the time you have to give fits in with the department and pick up an application online at or at the Juneau Fire Station.? Rich Etheridge is the fire chief of Capital City Fire and Rescue.
Kodiak unveils new fire engine

KODIAK - The Kodiak Fire Department is back at a full complement of fire trucks.Deputy Fire Chief Jim Mullican showed off Kodiak's new fire engine to the city council last week. It brings the city is back to having two engines...
Fire chief: No fire, just malicious antics at downtown parking garage

...Parking Garage at about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, but it turned out to be just "malicious" antics, according to the fire chief.Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said in an interview it turned out there was not a fire. Rather...
Douglas to 'push in' new fire truck Monday actually an age-old tradition in Juneau that CCFR Fire Chief Richard Etheridge revived in 2012. It harkens back to...FreeFor additional information, call CCFR Assistant Fire Chief Ed Quinto at 723-2306 or email him at Ed_Quinto...
Firefighters follow cries for help to find lost woman

...20-year-old woman, who had slipped and fell, was located "completely" off the mountain's main trail, said Assistant Fire Chief Ed Quinto."Luckily, we were able to hear her," Quinto said in a phone interview Wednesday, adding the woman was...
No explosives found in Sitka dynamite search

...Lance Drive.Sitka police and fire departments, as well as public works crews, assisted in the response.Assistant Fire Chief Al Stevens said it appears the dynamite connected to the blasting cord had already exploded long ago, fragmenting the...
No damage in house fire Thursday morning

...The pads were rolled up for storage and was smoldering due to the heating elements were wired and were on," Assistant Fire Chief Ed Quinto wrote in a news release. "The heating elements had caused to material to heat up and melted the material...
Boyfriend: I didn't start fatal fire

...not been provided by CCFR), and the fire was so hot that firefighters couldn't go in initially, according to the fire chief."The whole back room was on fire," Etheridge said, adding that firefighters had to force the bedroom door open...


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