June 21, 2021 – Burn Suspension Lifted

For Immediate Release: June 21th, 2021

Burn suspension lifted for Kenai Peninsula

(Kenai Peninsula, AK) With moderating weather throughout the Kenai Peninsula, the burn suspension has been lifted.  As of 8:00am on June 21th, 2021, the suspension in no longer in effect.

All open burning, and other burning covered under the large and small burn permits is authorized.  Please follow the safe burning platform outlined in the permit.  Permits can be obtained online and at local fire departments.  For any assistance in obtaining a permit, or if you have any questions regarding burning please call the Division of Forestry’s local office.

CONTACT: Soldotna Forestry 260-4200

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Summer 2021

Summer 2021 is here!

Please be Firewise…Obtain a Burn Permit and follow all rules and regulations for burning slash.  Keep control of your slash burn at all times.

Any question please call Alaska Division of Forestry Kenai Office at (907) 262-4200 or Kachemak Emergency Services at

(907) 235-9811.

Do Not leave your burn pile unattended.