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Alaska State Fire Marshal lifts suspension on sale and use of fireworks

The Alaska State Fire Marshal’s Office has lifted the suspension on the use and sale of fireworks in Alaska, effective on Monday, July 29. This decision was based on the current low to moderate wildfire danger as a result of wetter and cooler weather. The ban was put in place by the State Fire Marshal’s […]

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Current fire and fireworks restrictions to help you have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July

Campfire restrictions Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Fjords National Park, Kenai Peninsula State Parks, and Chugach National Forest lands on the Kenai Peninsula Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Open campfires are restricted to designated campgrounds or cabins within enclosed metal fire grates or designated fire rings provided. Use of cooking stoves and gas grills […]

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Fireworks ban lifted in Western Alaska but still in effect for most of state

The Alaska State Fire Marshal’s Office, in consultation with the State Forester’s Office and in accordance with Alaska Administrative Code 50.025 Fire Code, has canceled the fireworks sales and use suspension in Western Alaska, including Dillingham, Bethel, McGrath, Nome, Kotzebue and surrounding communities.Until further notice, fireworks sales and use suspensions remain in effect in the […]

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Sockeye Fire investigation complete, charges filed

Two Anchorage residents are facing multiple charges in relation to the start of the Sockeye Fire north of Willow last month that destroyed 55 homes and damaged 44 other structures. Following an investigation by the Alaska Division of Forestry and Alaska State Fire Marshal’s Office, charges were filed in Palmer District Court on Monday against […]

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