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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...
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...
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...
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...
CCFR replacing old thermal-imaging cameras, buying more

...ago and have degraded over time. Only one of the cameras has been in use for the past year.Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said the department has struggled to find financing for the equipment, which measures body heat and...
Retired firefighters reunited with early Juneau fire engine

...had happened to the LaFrance, Retired Volunteer Fire Chief Jim Carroll said. But, in March, Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Rich Etheridge received a call from an Oregon woman whose recently deceased father had owned a museum - one she claimed...
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...


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