Capital City Fire/Rescue’s new Engine 21 arrived in Juneau aboard the state ferry Columbia on Monday
The city also plans to make Cope Park more inviting and secure.
A house fire in the Mendenhall Valley Thursday morning caused $50,000 damage, but did not result in any serious injuries.
Airport officials, first responders, and emergency crews put their emergency protocols to the test during a fake airplane crash in the Mendenhall Wetlands south of the airport on Saturday.
It may be several weeks before Juneau hires a new police chief.
Fire Marshal Dan Jager said he can’t pin down the exact cause, but after eliminating all other possible sources, an unattended candle likely caused the November 5th fire in downtown Juneau.
Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford says he was scared during Monday’s fire at the Gastineau Apartments downtown.
Juneau Fire Chief Rich Etheridge says every available firefighter, both volunteer and career staff, responded to the scene of Monday’s fire at the Gastineau Apartments.
Some Juneau homeowners are seeing a huge spike in their fire insurance rates based on new industry estimates for how long it takes firefighters to respond to their homes.
Juneau is loaning Skagway an ambulance after the community’s only emergency vehicle was totaled in a July 10th crash on the Klondike Highway.