Injured person near Campers Cove removed by helicopter

Capital City Fire and Rescue worked with Temsco Helicopters, Inc. to pick up a person with non-life threatening injuries near Campers Cove on Sunday, according to CCFR Chief Rich Etheridge’s Twitter account.

The injured person was safe and in a cabin with friends, but needed to be treated at Bartlett Regional Hospital, tweets from Etheridge said. The U.S. Coast Guard planned to transport medics to the site in a rescue boat, but the transport was canceled “due to high winds and freezing spray,” Etheridge tweeted. “CCFR is working with other transportation options.”

Temsco was able to reach the cabin before dark and extracted the injured person. “They went to BRH in a personal vehicle for treatment of minor injuries,” Etheridge tweeted.


See Also


More

Burn smart, be safe with fire over Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer in Alaska and with it the potential for increased wildfire activity, according to a press release... Read more

Chamber golf outing registration open

Success on the fairway could lead to a free trip to the runway at the third annual Juneau Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic.

Read more

Around the Web

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING