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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
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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
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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-
State
B shift rescuers make A+ save in frigid Gastineau Channel

...and the Empire is respecting that by not naming him.)Fire chief Richard Etheridge happened to be walking downtown toward...help."The moment they were near the shore, the fire chief and police officer helped them back on land. They dried...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-07/b-shift-rescuers-make-save-frigid-gasti
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Young sparks

...with setup, staging, changing air bottles and other tasks."They're doing limited basic firefighting skills," Fire Chief Ed Quinto said. "So, when they go on an actual fire scene, they're there to assist, but not involved in active...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-03/young-sparks
Local
Man survives near-drowning downtown

...launched a response boat to rescue the man, but it was not needed since the paramedics reached him from shore first.Fire Chief Etheridge was on the scene within 30 seconds of the 911 call and additional paramedics were on scene about three minutes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-27/man-survives-near-drowning-downtown
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-30/thanksgiving-was-fire-and-mostly-crime-
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Police seek new leads in Fairbanks fire death

...News-Miner (http://bit.ly/1uMaqnb) 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/police-seek-new-leads-fairbanks-fire-de
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-22/when-minutes-matter
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