City and Borough of Juneau
155 S. Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
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Capital City Fire/Rescue

5-5-2015 Grass Fire response 300 Gastineau Avenue

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at approximately 2:40 PM, Capital City Fire Rescue responded to the 300 block of Gastineau Avenue for a grass fire on the hillside next to Channel View Apartments. Upon arrival, fire personnel found a small grass fire on the hillside approximately 20 feet wide and 40 feet in length. The fire was quickly extinguished. A fire investigation was conducted and the cause of the fire was due to carelessness. The resposnibile person was burning unauthorized materials, burning without a valid open burn permit and did not ensure the fire was extinguished properly when completed. The person was given a warning and advised that if a response was generated for the same location and conditions, a citation would be issued by the fire marshal's office for failure to comply with open burning requirements. Submitted by: Fire Marshal Daniel Jager

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