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

Capital City Fire/Rescue

Chapel by the Lake church fire - UPDATE

On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at approximately 0323 hours, Capital City Fire Rescue was dispatched to 11024 Auke Lake Way, Chapel by the Lake church, for a report of smoke in the building. Upon arrival contact was made with a security guard who found the smoldering fire in the sanctuary. A fire origin and cause investigation was conducted by the fire marshal's office and the area where the fire occured was the pulpit. This fire was being investigated as a suspicious fire, however after further investigation, it is being investigated as an intentionally set fire that caused approximately $4,000 in damage. There were no injuries reported and no suspects have been identified at this time. This case is being investigated by both the Capital City Fire Marshal's Office and the Juneau Police Department. Anyone with information about this fire is encouraged to contact the fire marshal's office at 586-5322 or Juneau Police Department at 586-0600. Submitted by Fire Marshal Daniel M. Jager

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