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

Capital City Fire/Rescue

First Structure fire of 2009

On 1-3-09 at approximately, 0712 hours CCFR responded to the first structure fire of 2009 at 1700 ANGUS WAY. On arrival a small fire was located at the ceiling along a waterline from heat tape. The fire was quickly knocked down and during overhaul it was found that there was a significant amount of fire burning in the space above the sheetrock. Additional volunteers and apparatus were called in to the scene to assist with fire suppression. There were approximately 18 personnel, 2 engines, 1 ambulance, 1 rescue truck and 2 chief officers on scene. Damage to the residence is estimated at $20,000.00 Fire damage was contained to the basement level. The occupants were home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries reported. Approximately $300,000.00 in value of the structure was saved. The value of the contents was not estimated. This was the 4th heat tape related fire of the 2008/2009 winter that CCFR has responded to. If you use heat tape, check it periodically and replace it regularly.

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