Fundraiser underway for family that lost boat to fire

The Della G, a Wrangell fishing vessel owned and operated by the Churchill family, was lost to a fire in Juneau on July 13. Nobody was on board the 32-foot boat at the time of the fire, according to news reports in Juneau.

The Wrangell community has started to come together to help the Churchills.

According to news reports, the Della G was in Gastineau Channel near the Juneau airport. Reports of the fire came in before midnight, but the response was delayed.

“Initially unable to get through the wetlands to the fire from the airport side, Juneau Police Department officers were eventually able t...


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