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Skagway: Firefighters glad for grant

...Stevens' office went out to the media before grant recipients were notified. "Ooh, ooh," said Skagway Fire Chief Martin Beckner. "That's awesome. I'm so happy. Remember last year when I applied for the grant, I was so disappointed...
Alaska Digest

...facility along with the building crew after the call came in at about 10:20 a.m, Division Chief of Operations Martin Beckner said. Anchorage man charged in death ANCHORAGE - A 23-year-old Anchorage man was charged Monday with second-degree...
Cleanup begins after devastating fire

...officials couldn't say immediately how many businesses had space in the building or how many workers there lost jobs. Martin Beckner, Capital City Fire and Rescue operations division chief, said Monday he was still trying to figure out how many...
Fire crews respond to smoke at Capitol

...Rescue crews responded to a fire call from smoke detectors at the Capitol. CCF&R Divisional Chief of Operations Martin Beckner said that apparently an overheated motor in a wall heating unit caused the smoke that set off the alarm at 7:29...
Hiker still missing near Skagway

...underway since Wednesday. Search teams went out at first light Saturday, and checked in with Skagway Fire Chief Martin Beckner around noon for a briefing. Alaska State Trooper Matthew Hightower, who is coordinating the search, said five teams...
Cleanup aims to save part of building

...morning. He expects the investigation into the cause of the fire to be completed by the end of the week, he added. Martin Beckner, operations division chief for Capital City Fire and Rescue, clarified Tuesday that the fire apparently started...
Alaska Digest

...believe no one was injured in the accident. Skagway chief hired to head Juneau division JUNEAU - Skagway Fire Chief Martin Beckner has been selected as the Capital City Fire and Rescue division chief over career firefighters. City Manager Rod Swope...
Lemon Creek fire leaves 6 people without a home

...City Fire and Rescue first received a call of heavy smoke from the home shortly before 4 p.m., Division Chief Martin Beckner said at the scene. Moments after crews arrived, the fire engulfed the home. "At that point our job was to protect...
Blaze Guts Subway building: Downtown eateries, shops lost to fire

...said. By the time firefighters arrived, "the fire was well-entrenched in the walls," said Acting Fire Chief Martin Beckner. The fire spread rapidly in the century-old building, which over time has acquired several roofs in layers with...
Thank you

...from devastation. The tenants of the Valentine Building would like to sincerely thank Rich Etheridge, commander, Martin Beckner, division chief, Paul Smith, division chief, and all the firefighters of the Juneau fire department for doing...


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