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Grandmother barricaded in bedroom dies in house fire

...home at the time and escaped unscathed watched helplessly from outside."There was a lot smoke," Capital City Fire/Marshal Dan Jager said by phone of the rescue attempt. "It was all the way down to the floor, and a real intense heat. So...
Donations pour in for family who lost home in Friday blaze

...belongings.The cause of the fire is unknown and is under investigation by the Capital City Fire/Rescue. CCFR Fire Marshal Dan Jager said he hasn't eliminated any possible causes yet. Arson's still on the table, as is an accidental or an...
The story behind Juneau's 'iron' throne

...tradition and has never deemed it a fire hazard or taken any action to quell the activity. Capital City Fire/Rescue Fire Marshal Dan Jager advised that fire can be unpredictable and dangerous and he doesn't recommend they build it any higher.The...
Glacier rescue makes six this summer

...near the ice caves on Wednesday. She twisted her ankle and had to be flown off the glacier by helicopter, said Fire Marshal Dan Jager with Capital City Fire Rescue. The woman was a member of a university student group conducting studies on the...
CCFR puts out Douglas house fire

...smelling the smoke, seeing flames and trying to knock down the fire with a garden hose, the release states.CCFR Fire Marshal Dan Jager determined the fire was caused by cabin wiring that may have been arced and ignited the polyurethane foam insulation...
Alaskan survival story

...when I kind of just relaxed," he said, "because I felt someone just grab me really strongly." The rescueCCFR Fire Marshal Dan Jager, who ran the rescue operation from the shore at Skater's Cabin, estimated Sharclane had been in the water for...
Electric fish smoker likely started house fire

...that destroyed a Lemon Creek home over the weekend, according to the fire marshal.Capital City Fire/Rescue Fire Marshal Dan Jager said the fire totally engulfed the single-story home at 6020 Gull Way Sunday afternoon."The home was a total...
CCFR: Dry weather means increase fire danger

...burn permit. All development or construction burning permits need to be issued through Community Development and Fire Marshal Dan Jager.For more information, visit the fire marshal's webpage at
City may lose deputy fire marshal, basketball league and summer ice rink hours

...eliminated," Kiefer's report stated. The cut would save the city $114,300 in FY 2015 and $120,300 in 2016.Fire Marshal Dan Jager, who attended the meeting with other CCFR staff, said the city would be losing a major asset if it cuts the deputy...
Where's the fire?

...It's just a big group of everyone throughout Alaska who does fire investigation work, more or less," CCFR Fire Marshal Dan Jager said.Jager said the annual training conference hasn't been held in Juneau for about 20 years. It usually takes...


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