Alaska Fire Season Extended

The 2019 Alaska Fire Season has been extended.  Burn Permits will now be required through September 30,2019.

See link below for the public notice:

2019 AK Fire Season Extension Notice


A new burn ban is in place effective today, August 8, 2019.  Click on the following link for the notice from Forestry.



Burn Ban and Burn Suspension Lifted for Kenai Peninsula 7/24/19

Current and expected weather over the Kenai Peninsula has decreased fire danger.  You are allowed to burn debris but must have a permit from April 1st to August 31st.  Permits are available on line or pick one up at your local Forestry office or Fire Department.  Call the Burn Permit Advisory line before burning (907-260-4269).  Also notify your local fire department before burning.

Burn Ban for Kenai Peninsula Borough and other areas

Information on Burn Ban for Kenai Peninsula and other areas in Alaska can be found by clicking on these links:

Burn Closure Order Final Signed by Maisch

DNR Press Release – State forestry issues campfire restrictions across much of Alaska Final


Firefighter I Class

Firefighter I Class begins Tuesday, March 26th at 6 pm.  The class will be held at the McNeil Canyon Station ( Station 1)  – 53048 Ashwood Ave.

Contact the station to sign up 235-9811.

Recruiting KESA Volunteers

KESA is recruiting volunteers.  A 2019 Firefighter I Class is in the planning therefore contact us at 235-9811.

Pancake Breakfast Saturday, January 19th 9 am to 11 am.

Calling all KESA Volunteers and families to join us for fun and good food at our Pancake Breakfast!  Gluten free and regular pancakes with all the trimmings here at Station 1.

Firefighter I – Recruiting & Training Program

Kachemak Emergency Services welcomes new volunteers and members to attend the Firefighter I Class beginning in the spring of 2018.  This program will be run by  Kachemak Emergency Services .  Call 235-9811 for more information.

Tax Break for Home Owners/Taxpayer that are victims of Structure Fires

If you are a home owner/taxpayer whose home is involved in any structure fire whether disaster related or not and the loss amount is greater than $10,000 you can file the form below with the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assessor’s office for some relief on your property taxes.


Firefighter – EMS Property Tax Exemption

Did you know you can get a property tax break in most every borough in Alaska if you are an active volunteer for Fire/EMS?  Here is some information for those of us in the Kenai Peninsula Borough.