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Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Candidate: Martin

...3-in-1 plan and the borough should be encouraging Kenai, Soldotna, the (Kenaitze Indian) Tribe and Alaska (Division of) Forestry to work together," he wrote in an email. Martin is retired, but is an active volunteer in the community...
Kasilof residents concerned with fire's proximity

Frustrated with many questions about the now 67,000 acre wildfire burning in their backyards, Kasilof and Funny River residents flooded into community meetings organized by the Alaska Interagency Management Team to understand if firefighters have control. The first meeting took place at Tustumena Elementary School Thursday with locals packed into the school gymnasium to hear the latest status from Incident Commander Rob Allen.
Eyes in the sky: Funny River Fire hightlights potential for unmanned aircraft

...first reported on May 19, is currently at 195,858 aces, and is 60 percent contained, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry.Rogers led the collaboration of teams that deployed an Insitu ScanEagle containing an infrared camera for...
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

Updated at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday: Rob Allen, incident commander with the Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team said today's rain has helped firefighters, but crews need three days of steady precipitation for it to have a major impact on the Funny River Road wildfire.
Participants make job fair a success

...Learning Programs/MASST, Alaska Crane Consultants, Alaska State Troopers, Alaska Department of Corrections, Alaska Division of Forestry, Alyeska Pipeline, ASRC Energy, AVTEC, Beacon OHSS, Central Peninsula Hospital, CH2M Hill, Crowley Marine...
Homer and K-Beach fires controlled

...reported at 1:15 p.m. and controlled at 2:30 p.m., said Maggie Rogers, information officer for the Alaska Division of Forestry.Two engines responded to the fire.There were no injuries and minimal property damage, Rogers said.The...
Construction to close Refuge today

Construction Friday will cut off access all day to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge headquarters and the Alaska Division of Forestry offices' main entrance.Homer Electric Association will trench the Refuge's driveway where it meets Ski...
Helo drops buckets of water on fire near Kenai

Kenai Fire Department and the Alaska Division of Forestry battled a fire just outside of city limits northwest of the Kenai Municipal Airport Wednesday night.The fire was reported by...
Fire burned Sterling home

...The fire was under control by 10:23 a.m. Two fire engines, three tankers, one rescue truck and a couple Alaska Division of Forestry engines responded. Hale said the structure fire was close to the forest, so the Division of Forestry was on...
News, damp weather has reduced the fire danger on the Peninsula from extreme to moderate, firefighters at the Alaska Division of Forestry Kenai/Kodiak station remind everyone that the wild fire season is far from over in Alaska. "Our job is to...


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