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

Capital City Fire/Rescue

Fire at Harborview School

On 1-7-09 at approximately 0633 hours, CCFR responded to Harborview School for a reported fire on the second floor with flames visible in two rooms. The building is under reconstruction and all of the fire protections systems are disabled at this time. The temperature was approximately -4 degrees below zero. 2 Ambulances, 2 Engines, 1 Ladder Truck, 1 Rescue Truck, 3 Chief Officers and 25 Firefighters responded to the scene. On arrival newly promoted, Captain John Kresbach assumed command of the incident. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire with a water pump can and a 1 3/4 inch hand line. Damage was confined to plastic hanging on the walls and light combustible material in the two rooms. Fire Marshal, Dan Jager was conducting an investigation into the cause of the fire. It is initially believed to have started from construction work from the night before. Work crews were allowed back into the building by 8:00 AM Damage is estimated at less than $500.00 There were no injuries reported during this incident. A recorded version of this release is avalible at 586-0265

CBJ Image