Vehicle burns on Thunder Mountain Road Saturday

...Mountain 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...
CCFR reinstates Cadet Training Program

...System). Approval to enter the program must be given by the Cadet Firefighter Program administrator and by the CCFR fire chief. The program is currently administered by Assistant Chief Ed Quinto, and is being managed by firefighters Paul Jennings...
Thanksgiving was fire and (mostly) crime free

...anyone choking on a turkey leg or burning their house down in a blaze of fried glory."It was pretty quiet," Assistant Fire Chief Ed Quinto said by phone Friday. "Everybody just did a nice job of cooking their turkey safely and ate and probably...
Police seek new leads in Fairbanks fire death

...News-Miner ( reported. The chemical found is "commonly found in clothing," Assistant Fire Chief Ernie Misewicz said."Through time, we get substances on our clothing that normal washing doesn't get rid of...
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...
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...
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...
Officials still investigating cause of deadly fire

...cause of a deadly blaze last month at an apartment building."We're still piecing things together on it," Deputy Fire Chief Ernie Misewicz told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.He said they have conducted about 25 interviews, but there are...


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