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Many of Juneau's sprinklers uninspected

...Buildings with certified sprinkler systems get a property tax break of 2.5 percent, he said. Owners also can save on fire insurance. The best reason to inspect fire-suppression sprinklers has little to do with money, according to the president...
Blaze consumes home near Fairbanks

...feet outside the area that the Steese Area Volunteer Fire Department covers. Callaway said he has been paying for fire insurance for years and he assumed that the department covered a large radius. "I always loved the fact that there are a lot...
Church, theater celebrate completion with Sept. 4 grand opening

...stood at the corner of Fourth and Gold Streets for more than 100 years until it burned in a March 12, 2006, arson fire. Insurance, grants and community contributions allowed it to be rebuilt to contemporary standards.A blessing, dedication...
State and local briefly

...twenty-five years ago, nobody would have thought to sue a fire department. That's all changed,'' he said. The fire insurance rating for the entire community could be affected if the improvements recommended are implemented, said assembly...
Library of Congress spotlights Alaska

...recalling World War II. "Ketchikan, Alaska, where I was born," Murkowski said, as she and Billington studied a 1914 fire insurance map of the city. Murkowski pointed out a public school where her grandmother taught and streets where her aunts and...
Neighbors Digest have sprinkler systems inspected may result in a loss of property tax discount. It may also result in a loss of fire insurance discounts, citations or restrictions to building occupancy. For more information, call the Fire Marshals Office...
Cartographers: putting us in our place

...Mass., was hired by the Aetna Insurance Company to make maps of cities and towns in America. These maps were for fire insurance purposes. Eventually the contours of 12,000 communities were drawn, including Juneau. What was so unique about...
Town helps rebuild fire-ravaged home

...started in a bathroom, which is unusual, and the fire marshal is still investigating. Dusty and Cheriess did not have fire insurance, and damage to their home and belongings is estimated at $25,000. Dusty Weich found it a ``strange coincidence...
Fire puts off family's hopes

...large parties, was destroyed and will take longer to replace, he said. "There is still hope," Lan said. He has fire insurance, but the insurance adjuster had not come to provide a financial estimate on damage, he said. Meanwhile, Lan needs...
Business owners moving on after fire

...for 10 days, she said. The company did not have fire insurance coverage, so it lost an investment of 30 telephone...can decide what to do next. Waltzer did not have fire insurance coverage and is relying on income from a part-time...


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