CCFR responded to a late night fire on Douglas Highway

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – At 8:50 p.m. on the night of May 1, Capital City Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at the 7000 block of Douglas Highway.

Initial arriving crews found fire on the exterior of a single family home. Crews extinguished the fire and opened up the walls and attic space to make sure there was no extension into other concealed spaces
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CCFR credits saving this house to a citizen that was passing by that called 911 and notified the occupant.

The fire originated in the wood stove stack area and the damage was estimated at approximately $5,000.