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Black official 'overwhelmed' by viral photo response

...Statehouse steps.Smith said that's when a protester approached, saying someone needed medical help. Smith and Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins, who also is black, responded to a demonstrator overcome by the heat.The first white demonstrator...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-23/black-official-overwhelmed-viral-phot
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Neighbors' alert, firefighters save man

...20 a.m. Capital City Fire Rescue responded to a report of smoke coming from a trailer in the mobile home park, Fire Chief Rich Etheridge said. After arriving at the smoking trailer, firefighters forced their way through the front door to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-12/neighbors-alert-firefighters-save-man
Local
Powerful rainstorms hit East Coast; Midwest cleans up

...with serious injuries. The National Weather Service confirmed it was a tornado with winds between 111 mph and 135 mph.Fire Chief Kevin Schultz said damage was worse than anticipated, spread across about 700 acres of the Woodhaven Association resort...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/powerful-rainstorms-hit-east-coast-mi
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Bethel battles growing heroin problem

...initiative before the council.The council's proposal calls for the city manager and top staff, like the police and fire chiefs, to work with local and regional organizations to develop a comprehensive city plan.Among the early suggestions are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/bethel-battles-growing-heroin-problem
State
Training for Trouble: Police, firefighters, EMS and a bit of Hollywood-style makeup help prepare for school shooters

...Kelly hopes this training is just the start to further integrated training between EMS and law enforcement. She and Fire Chief Rich Etheridge have been trying to organize integrated training since 2012.Funding came from the state and city to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-17/training-trouble-police-firefighters-em
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Tiki torch fuel prompts full-fledged hazmat response from firefighters

...hazardous materials unit that blocked La Perouse Avenue for more than two hours.Chad Cameron, CCFR's acting assistant fire chief and the incident commander, said CCFR received a call after people cleaning a storage unit at Alaska Storage were affected...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-04/tiki-torch-fuel-prompts-full-fledged-ha
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Minimal damage in Lemon Creek apartment fire, cause unknown

A small apartment fire in Lemon Creek broke out just after 3 a.m. Monday morning. Assistant Fire Chief Ed Quinto said the blaze, which was confined to a back bedroom in an apartment above the Lemon Creek Subway, caused minimal damage...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-07/minimal-damage-lemon-creek-apartment-fi
Local
Fire marshal: Cause of blaze unknown

...found the central portion of the boatyard - a complex of shipping containers and tarp-covered structures - ablaze, fire chief Rich Etheridge said. By 10:30 p.m., firefighters had extinguished the flames, which towered above nearby buildings...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-02/fire-marshal-cause-blaze-unknown
Local
Late-night fire burns the heart out of Harri Commercial Marine on Egan Drive

...found the central portion of the boatyard - a complex of shipping containers and tarp-covered structures - ablaze, fire chief Rich Etheridge said. By 10:30 p.m., firefighters had extinguished the flames, which towered above nearby buildings...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-31/late-night-fire-burns-heart-out-harri-c
Local
Ketchikan responders say 1 person dead in house fire

...died in a residential fire.The Ketchikan Daily News newspaper said the fire was reported just after 7 a.m. Monday.Fire Chief Abner Hoage says responders arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the home, which is located in the 2100 block of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/ketchikan-responders-say-1-person-dead-
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