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CCFR reinstates Cadet Training Program

...encouraged to attend the CCFR Fire Academy, thereby helping to increase the number of Firefighters serving Juneau.? Tom Matthews is the public information officer for Capital City Fire/Rescue.
CCFR frees child stuck in car seat

...get it out. CCFR had to cut away a small portion of the car seat to get the child's finger unstuck.CCFR spokesman Tom Matthews said the child was freed without injury.The parents were advised to take to the car seat to the Juneau Police Department...
SUV destroyed by fire near Mendenhall River

...firefighters were needed to extinguish the flames shooting from a 1991 Ford Explorer XLT about 6:45 a.m., CCFR spokesman Tom Matthews said.CCFR Fire Marshal Daniel Jager investigated the fire and found the cause was likely mechanical, Matthews said...
Douglas to 'push in' new fire truck Monday apparatus gets to its 20th year, we pull money from our savings and purchase a newer engine," CCFR spokesman Tom Matthews said.Some specs: The new engine can pump a minimum of 1,500 gallons per minute, holds 700 gallons of water and weighs...
Thursday grass fire prompts fire danger reminder

...discovered a fire had grown from slash piles and spread onto the adjoining hillside, said CCFR Public Information Officer Tom Matthews.Matthews said six firefighters doused the grass fire with 1,000 gallons of water, but it had spread about half...
'Neighborhood kids' suspected of starting grass fire

...privately-owned land near Mile 19 of Glacier Highway last week, according to Capital City Fire/Rescue.CCFR spokesman Tom Matthews said the department has not identified a suspect, and the case is still under investigation by the fire marshal...
Juneau woman helps raise money for CCFR camera

...thanks to a Juneau woman who helped organize a fundraiser, firefighters said.Capital City Fire/Rescue spokesman Tom Matthews said Tee Harbor resident Judy Neary organized a drive to raise 40 percent of the $4,964 piece of equipment, which...
Nazarene church pastor newest chaplain to volunteer

...Juneau Church of the Nazarene, is the newest volunteer chaplain for the local police and fire departments. He replaced Tom Matthews, who has volunteered for the past five years alongside another longtime chaplain.Matthews stepped down a little bit...
Fire crews douse arctic entry fire

...entryway of a home in Switzer Village early Sunday morning, according to Capital City Fire and Rescue.CCFR spokesman Tom Matthews said multiple engines responded to the 12:45 a.m. call at the mobile park, located in the 6500 block of Glacier...
Local pastor chosen as CCFR's first PIO

Tom Matthews, the pastor of Douglas Island Bible Church, is used to speaking before a crowd every Sunday.Now, the 55-year-old will...


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