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

Switzer creek trailer fire

On Wednesday July 8, 2015 at 0124 am Capital City Fire Rescue responded to a reported trailer fire at Switzer creek trailer park. Station 3 crews arrived to find smoke coming from the front open window. They established a fire hose to the front door and forcibly gained access. Once inside they found a unconscious male victim just inside the front entrance. They pulled the victim out to the outside where medical evaluation was started. The firefighter was able to awaken the victim and assess for medical problems. The ambulance arrived and transported the conscious victim to BRH. Unknown medical condition at this time. The fire crews found multiple small fires in the trailer and able to quickly extinguish the fires. Fire damage was minimal but lots of smoke damage inside the structure. Damage valued at $7,000. But we were able to save the structure of the trailer. Fire Marshal is currently investigating the cause of the Fire. Reported by Assistant Chief Ed Quinto

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