City and Borough of Juneau
155 S. Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
tel. 907-586-5240
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Capital City Fire/Rescue

Fire Call to BRH 1-11-09

On January 11, 2009 Capital City Fire Rescue responded to a fire alarm at Bartlett Regional Hospital. A hospital employee reported that there was smoke in an electrical room on the ground floor. CCFR responded with 2 engines, 1 Ladder Truck, 1 Rescue Truck, 2 Ambulances, 2 Chief Officers and approximately 15 Firefighters. On arrival a light amount of smoke was found in the telecommunications room. No active fire was located in the building. Positive pressure ventilation was set up to remove the smoke from the building. The investigation showed a water leak into electrical components caused the electrical failure. Damage was limited to the shorted electrical components. Fire crews were released within an hour of arriving on scene. There were no injuries and the hospital is back to normal operations.

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