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
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.