When minutes matter

...they're en route in six."It's an honor and a privilege to fight fires with all of these men," said Interim Fire Chief David Nelson, who has served on the fire department for 20 years. "All of these individuals are role models, both...
Eyak's sinking leaves Port Alexander isolated

...sinking boat, which had run aground.Trooper reports said all lacked life jackets and survival suits. Silva and Sitka Fire Chief Dave Miller said all passengers had survival suits and life jackets, including Olive, who was wearing a dog-sized float...
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...
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...
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...
Kasaan's West named VPSO of the year person - the Village Public Safety Officer - to handle law enforcement and emergency medical services, serve as fire chief or, when needed, help raise a totem pole. Kasaan's Zachary West was recognized on Monday as Southeast Alaska's...
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...
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.
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...


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