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Firefighters ask Juneau to 'fill the boot'

...annual "Fill The Boot" fundraiser this weekend to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.Fire Chief Richard Etheridge said firefighters will be collecting donations from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, at Super Bear Supermarket on...
Whale tour turnaround no cause for concern

...Fire/Rescue medics were waiting for the woman when the boat docked at Don D. Statter Harbor in Auke Bay, Chief Richard Etheridge said. They helped her into an ambulance and took her to Bartlett Regional Hospital around noon.The other boat...
30-year-old hotel guest dies at the Alaskan

...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 deceased. CPR...
Updated: Firefighters extinguish Easter morning house fire on Thane Road

...arrived on scene, Capital City Fire/Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said."Preliminary, it sounds like it might have...arrived on scene, Capital City Fire/Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said."Preliminary, it sounds like it might have...
Condemned UAS cabin torched for fire training

...ladder outside a bedroom window. Another team put out the small fire."They weigh about 180 pounds," CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge said of the mannequins. "They've been hauling those up and down ladders all day."Rookie firefighter Keith...
Woman attacked, burned alive in Juneau

...EMTs with Capital City Fire/Rescue responded and rushed the woman to Bartlett Regional Hospital, CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge said. He didn't know who called 911.Police said in a release that the burns covered one of the woman's arms...
Man declared dead despite CPR attempts

...of a parked vehicle. The officer called for an ambulance, and Capital City Fire/Rescue responded.CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge told the Empire that he was not sure what caused the patient's cardiac arrest. He said he wasn't sure if the...
Man survives near-drowning downtown

...him on shore and began CPR as a crowd of bystanders gathered.The paramedics were able to get a pulse, CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge said. "After shocking him a few times, he regained a pulse, and they transported him to the hospital," Etheridge...
One injured in 4-car pileup downtown

...Rescue crews responded to that crash at about 2:30 p.m. to evaluate a report of a minor injury, CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge told the Empire.CCFR Captain Todd Cameron said the person was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital with non-life...
B shift rescuers make A+ save in frigid Gastineau Channel

...victim, again because of health privacy laws, and the Empire is respecting that by not naming him.)Fire chief Richard Etheridge happened to be walking downtown toward city call when the 911 came in at about 1:30 p.m. He was on scene within...


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