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

Capital City Fire/Rescue

July 17th boat fire

On July 17, 2015 @ 0322 am Capital City Fire Rescue responded to a report of a boat fire at Aurora Harbor. They found a 38 ft boat with black smoke coming from the main cabin. There was a smoldering fire inside the main cabin which they were able to quickly extinguish. While doing a search they found a 70ís year old man inside the rear berth of the boat. The victim was unconscious but responsive. The patient was immediately transported by our medical unit to the hospital. There was fire and smoke damage to the main cabin of the boat and an estimated damage of $10, 000. The fire Marshal is currently investigating the cause of the fire. Submitted by Assistant Chief Ed Quinto

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