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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...
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...
No sign of person who shouted for help at glacier

...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 yell "Help me...
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...
Good Samaritans band together to help car crash victims

...paramedics arrived on scene around 11:30 p.m.Beaird said the couple did not have any obvious injuries. CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge said the woman asked to be taken to the E.R. and was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital.After being interviewed...
Douglas to 'push in' new fire truck Monday 6:30 p.m. on Monday night.The ceremony is actually an age-old tradition in Juneau that CCFR Fire Chief Richard Etheridge revived in 2012. It harkens back to the days of horse-drawn pumpers, when both the horses and fire engines would...
Explosion behind DZ no cause for alarm

...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 said of the property...
While CCFR responded to fatal fire, others waited begin medical care, but it took 16 minutes to free an ambulance to transport him to the hospital.CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge said the stacking of medical calls in this case was partly a result of staffing. Only two ambulances in Juneau are...


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