The Decker building burns - 1984

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Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Juneau firefighters battle a fire in the Decker building on South Franklin Street in June 1984. Firemen took 212 hours to bring the blaze at the apartment building under control. Six firemen were injured battling the blaze at the three-story building but none required hospitalization. The fire was of "suspicious origin," according to officials. None of the estimated 19 residents were hurt in the fire. The Decker building was eventually demolished and replaced by the Glory Hole.

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