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30-year-old hotel guest dies at the Alaskan

...about the man but that he was a guest at the hotel who was checked in Thursday for the night.Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said they were notified at 12:01 p.m. Friday. Paramedics responded and confirmed the man was...
No sign of person who shouted for help at glacier

...heard yelling for help Monday on East Glacier Trail at the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area.Capital City Fire/Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge and Alaska State Trooper Sgt. Matt Hightower told the Empire that a hiker reported hearing someone...
Explosion behind DZ no cause for alarm

...pressurized cans to explode. Responding Juneau Police Department officers put out the fire.Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said the explosion probably made more noise than it did harm."Nothing was damaged," Etheridge...
CCFR responds to vehicle fire in Douglas

...m. Friday morning.The fire was already out by the time firefighters arrived on scene, said Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge.Etheridge said it appeared to be a small electrical fire. "The initial report is it may have been...
News Round-up: Police work to identify man suspected of enticing student

...was injured while loading a three-wheeler ATV on a ramp at Aurora Harbor Saturday afternoon.Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said the throttle became stuck, and the ATV rolled back onto the man as he tried to load it.CCFR...
Boyfriend: I didn't start fatal fire

...conducting a joint investigation to determine the fire's cause and whether it was intentional. Capital City Fire Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said officials have not ruled out any possibilities, including arson. An electrical cause hasn't...
Cigarette starts fire at Alaskan Hotel

...Hotel & Bar was the cause of a small fire in the Franklin Street building early Saturday morning, Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Rich Etheridge said.CCFR responded to to a report of smoke at the hotel at about 1:15 a.m., according to a release...
Sinkholes create $1 million headache for CCFR

...asked the fire chief skeptically during a recent finance committee meeting.In short, yes, said Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge. One sinkhole that opened up this fall at the downtown fire station parking lot was large enough...
Diesel spill leaks into city's wastewater

...Resources offices near Donna's restaurant in the valley at about 10:55 a.m. Tuesday.Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said the crews were on scene trying to investigate the extent of the spill.There was also a report...
Fire chief: No fire, just malicious antics at downtown parking garage

...Wednesday, but it turned out to be just "malicious" antics, according to the fire chief.Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said in an interview it turned out there was not a fire. Rather, an intoxicated male in his 30s...


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