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A snapshot of Juneau, circa 1994

...Nugget Outfitters shows how the typical Juneau resident dressed (Halibut jacket, Xtratuf rubber boots). The Juneau fire department donated an ax. A local logger donated a chainsaw that he used to clear-cut an area on Admiralty Island. The logger...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/snapshot-juneau-circa-1994
Local
Refinery pays penalty for hazardous waste fires

...says Flint Hills disposed of used filters in an open trash bin and the filters "self-ignited."The North Pole Fire Department extinguished two fires.The company as part of the settlement agreed to change its waste disposal practices.Flint...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/refinery-pays-penalty-hazardous-waste-f
State
Short-handed CCFR recruits volunteer firefighters

...13, and you need at least 20 to be on scene to do an effective job. We're short-handed."Volunteerism in fire departments has taken a hit nationwide, and Juneau is not immune to that trend, Quinto said. He said they've struggled to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/short-handed-ccfr-recruits-volunteer-fi
Local
Vessel name honors Wash. mudslide victims, rescuers

...step-dad left the house as well. Her mom stayed home to babysit Sanoah.Seth Jefferds is part of the volunteer fire department in Oso. The department called him about the mudslide, which happened shortly after 10:30 a.m. He was one of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-01/vessel-name-honors-wash-mudslide-victim
State
Anchor Point's assistant chief home on peninsula

...served on the Homer Volunteer Fire Department in the early 1990s, the Dillingham Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad from 1995-1996...lot of years with the Atlanta fire department and has probably seen more fires...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/anchor-points-assistant-chief-home-peni
State
CCFR Special Teams captain retires

...he shrugged humbly during a recent interview at the fire department station near the airport, where the Special Teams...end of May after 40 years of volunteering with the fire department."It was just kind of what I did instead of doing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/ccfr-special-teams-captain-retires
Local
Woman in shooting outside Kenai Walmart pleads guilty

...incident for delivery and possession of heroin.According to charging documents filed Oct. 31, the Kenai Police and Fire Department responded to a home on Ames Road for a report of a heroin overdose. Responders found Jennifer Carr unconscious on a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/woman-shooting-outside-kenai-walmart-pl
State
Woman run over in parking garage

...paramedics who responded to the scene on Willoughby Avenue at about 7:45 a.m. Aug. 8, according to the police and fire departments. The extent of her injuries are unknown. An incident report from Capital City Fire Rescue indicates she was given...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-17/woman-run-over-parking-garage
Local
Domestic violence JPD's biggest concern

...presentation, Johnson showcased JPD's consolidated dispatch center, which fields 911 calls for both the police and fire departments and whose dispatchers have helped deliver babies over the phone. The Community Service Officers, who handle traffic...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/domestic-violence-jpds-biggest-concern
Local
The value of volunteer firefighters

...community but across the nation. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, 87 percent of the nation's fire departments are volunteer or primarily volunteer. If we are doing our jobs right when you call 911, you should not notice a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-11/value-volunteer-firefighters
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