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

Capital City Fire/Rescue

Emmuneul Church fire

On Tuesday December 1st at 1149pm CCFR responded to a structure fire at the Emmanuel Baptist Church at 10490 Glacier Highway. First Chief Officer arrived on scene and found fire on the exterior of the building and smoke coming from the building eaves. Fire had reached into the attic of the building and major fire damage occurred in the interior of the main portion of the church. It took approximately an hour to extinguish all of the fire. There is extensive fire and smoke damage to the church. Cost estimate for damages is unavailable at this time. Juneau Police department and CCFR Fire Marshal’s office are actively investigating the fire. The Fire Marshal’s office will provide an update. 3 Fire engines, 1 ladder truck, a medic unit and multiple smaller fire units were on scene. No injuries occurred. The building was unoccupied at the time. Submitted by Assistant Chief Ed Quinto

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