Alaska Fire Restrictions, July 21

Fire restrictions vary across the state. The best way to get current fire restriction information is to contact the local office of the managing agency responsible for the area of interest.

Below is contact information for federal agencies, Alaska State Division of Forestry, the Boroughs, and municipalities who oversee lands within the State.

If you have any questions after using the links below you may contact the Alaska Joint Information Center at:

Phone Number: (907) 356-5511
Websites: www.akfireinfo.com   or  www.fire.ak.blm.gov

FEDERAL LANDS

Fish and Wildlife Service

Kenai National Wildlife Refugewww.fws.gov/refuge/Kenai

Public Information Officer: Leah Eskelin
Facebook: FACEBOOK
Phone number: (907) 260-2811

For fire restriction information at other Alaska National Wildlife Refuges see news releases at each refuge through the following website: www.fws.gov/refuges

Bureau of Land Management-Alaska

Website: www.blm.gov/ak
Fairbanks District Office: (907) 474-2200
Glennallen Field Office: (907) 822-3217
Anchorage District Office: (907) 267-1246; in-state ADO only: 1-800-478-1263

Forest Service

Chugach National Forest

Public Affairs Officer: Morgan Worthin
Phone Number: (907) 743-9500
Website: www.fs.usda.gov/chugach
Twitter: @ChugachForestAK
Fire Information: Fire Information

Tongass National Forest

Wedsite: www.fs.usda.gov/tongass
Supervisor Offices:
Ketchikan: (907) 225-3101
Sitka: (907) 747-6671
Petersburg: (907) 772-3841

National Park Service

Regional Public Information Officer: Michelle Fidler
Phone Number: (907) 644-3418
Fire News Website:  National Park Service Alaska Fire Information & Restrictions Information                                                         www.nps.gov/akso/nature/fire/fires.cfm

Twitter: AlaskaNPS on Twitter
Facebook: AlaskaNPS on Facebook

STATE LANDS

Division of Forestry/DNR

The Division of Forestry has offices statewide that set burn closures and update the following websites with current burn closure information. Please visit the following websites for area specific information:

DNR Home page: www.alaska.gov (media releases)                                                                                                                        or  www.dnr.alaska.gov/commis/pic/publicnote.cfm

Burn permits: www.forestry.alaska.gov/burn/
Burn permit map:  www.forestry.alaska.gov/burn/index.cfm?fuseaction=permits.doShowChooseFirearea

BOROUGHS

Fairbanks North Star Borough

Public Information Officer: Lanien Livingston
Facebook: www.facebook.com/fnsbgov
Website: www.fnsb.us
Email: LLinvingston@fnsb.us

Kenai Peninsula Borough (Office of Emergency Management)

Public Information Officer: Brenda Ahlberg
Facebook: www.facebook.com/kenai.peninsula.borough
Website: www.kpboem.com
Phone number: (907) 714-2495

Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Public Information Officer: Patty Sullivan
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MatSuBorough
Website: www.matsugov.us
Phone number: (907) 861-8577 or (907) 861-7801
Email: psullivan@matsugov.us

Denali Borough

Denali Borough follows burn closures set by the Division of Forestry.

Website: www.denaliborough.govoffice.com
Email: dbgovt@mtaonline.net
Phone number: (907) 683-1330

North Slope Borough

Website: www.north-slope.org/

MUNICIPALITIES:

Anchorage

Home Page: www.afd.muni.org/
Website for burn permits: www.muni.org/Departments/Fire/Wildfire/Pages/BurnPermits.aspx
Phone Numbers: Anchorage Fire Department Forester: (907) 267-4902
Anchorage Fire Department Administration: (907) 267-5091
Burn Permit Hotline: (907) 267-5020

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