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

Capital City Fire/Rescue

Suspicious Fire - Merchant's Wharf 11-22-2014

On Saturday, November 22, 2014 at approximately 6:36 PM, Capital City Fire Rescue responded to the Merchant's Wharf for a fire in a restroom. Upon arrival, fire personnel discovered a small fire had occurred on the first floor women's restroom. There was light smoke present. Employees from nearby businesses called 911 to report the fire and quickly extinguished the fire. CCFR Fire Marshal's responded and are working with Juneau Police Department and have a person of interest identified with this suspicious fire. There was minimal damage sustained, the smoke and odor were taken care of by building staff and there were no injuries reported. This is the fifth suspicious fire set in this building in the last month. Anyone with information about any of these fires is strongly encouraged to contact the fire marshal's office at 586-5322 or Juneau Police Department at 586-0600. Submitted by: Fire Marshal Daniel Jager

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