City and Borough of Juneau
155 S. Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
tel. 907-586-5240
fax 907-586-5385

Capital City Fire/Rescue

House fire at old Lawson Creek Rd

At 1003 am on Thursday October 3, Capital City Fire Rescue responded to 2358 Old Lawson creek road for a residential house fire. On arrival found a duplex with one side on fire. The living room had active fire and the engine crew quickly extinguished the fire and stopped the spread of fire damage to the rest of the duplex. No one was in the home at the time. Only a cat had perished in the fire. Fire damage was confined to the living room with heavy smoke damage to only 1 side of the duplex. The Fire marshal is determining the cause of the fire. At this time it is leading to a electrical in nature.Estimated $40,000 in damages. No fire fighters were injuried. Had 20 responders and 3 apparatus on scene. Submitted by Assistant Chief Ed Quinto

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