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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...
Sinkholes create $1 million headache for CCFR

...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 to fit a pickup...
Injured snowmobiler rescued

...found and treated at the scene by a paramedic and EMT, then helicoptered to Bartlett Regional Hospital, CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge said.The man's name and the extend of his injuries were not released.BRH spokesman Jim Strader said a patient...
Local pastor chosen as CCFR's first PIO

...began working in his new role earlier this month. It is an unpaid volunteer "as needed" position.Fire Chief Richard Etheridge said CCFR has never had a PIO before but they've long wanted one. The department needs a point person to disseminate...
JPD roundup: Juneau man busted for receiving drugs in mail said the quick actions of the officers saved the man's life.Dispatcher Christy Smith was awarded as the Capital City Fire and Rescue Dispatcher of the Year for 2013. CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge presented Smith with the award.
Update: Santa on the Fire Truck slated for Dec. 20 and 21

...during the time of the event. A glowing red nose, however, might give the undisclosed location away. CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge said he couldn't let Santa have all the fun - he's going to be reading Christmas stories to all the children...
News Round-up: Police work to identify man suspected of enticing student

...Saturday afternoon.Capital City Fire and Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said the throttle became stuck, and the ATV rolled...burn due to excessive black heavy smoke.Fire Chief Richard Etheridge said it was an open burn, and "a lot of smoke...
8 recruits graduate from Fire Academy

...firefighters Monday night.The recruits were feted at a ceremony at Glacier Station once they were sworn in by CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge."Congratulations," Etheridge said in his remarks. "This is the very first step on a long journey. Who knows...
Police & Fire for Friday, May 10, 2013

...Thursday, JPD investigated a reported arson in the 1500 block of Renninger Street. Capital City Fire/Rescue Chief Richard Etheridge said in a phone interview that there was a smoldering Porta Potty at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School that was completely...
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CCFR replacing old thermal-imaging cameras, buying more

...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 helps firefighters...


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