Entries by Courtney Moody

Burn Suspension Lifted

As of yesterday, the burn suspension has been lifted for the Kenai Peninsula. The Department of Natural Resources issued a press release stating, (Kenai Peninsula, AK) – With moderating weather and precipitation experienced throughout the Kenai Peninsula, the burn suspension has been lifted. As of 8:00 am on July 7th, 2020, the suspension in no […]

Happy and Safe 4th of July

Summer is in full swing with birds singing and temperatures rising. And as we approach the 4th, we would like to remind our community to be safe and smart. Remember that the DOF Burn Suspension is still in place for all non-cooking and non-warming fires larger than 3×3 in size, and the sale and use […]

DOF Burn Suspension in Effect

Until further notice, the Department of Forestry has issued a burn suspension on all Small Scale Burn Permits and Large Scale Burn Permits starting today, May 1, 2020. The suspension is in response to the novel COVID-19 virus limiting wildland resources this summer. Please follow this link for more information. Individuals found violating the suspension […]

Public Closures at KESA

Kachemak Emergency Services has been closed to the public since March 16, 2020 due to COVID-19. However, please know that we are still working to serve our community during these uncertain times. Fire and EMS services will continue to be provided as normal. We are functioning under the guidelines of the Center for Disease Control and […]

Burn Suspension Effective May 1, 2020

The Department of Forestry has issued a burn suspension on all Small Scale Burn Permits and Large Scale Burn Permits starting on May 1, 2020. The suspension is in response to the novel COVID-19 virus limiting wildland resources this summer. Please follow this link for more information. This suspension includes: the use of burn barrels, […]