23 March 2023
Anchorage Fire Department Assistant Chief Alex Boyd said the unified command that tackled the fire near Dowling and Elmore Roads was turned over to the Division of Forestry around 11 p.m. and crews were sent home for the night
Elmore and Dowling roads have been reopened in the vicinity of the East Anchorage wildfire, police say. Drivers are being asked to make room for firefighting crews over the coming days
The Anchorage Office of Emergency Management, citing updated fire mapping, says the wildfire burning in East Anchorage near Campbell Park has grown to 13.1 acres and is 30% contained
The wildland fire burning in East Anchorage has grown to about 5 acres. Firefighters will remain on scene overnight
Water-dropping helicopters and retardant tankers from the Alaska Division of Forestry have been deployed to contain the wildfire near Campbell Park, which has grown to about 4 acres
A roughly 2-acre wildfire reported Thursday afternoon near Campbell Park in Anchorage sent clouds of white smoke into the sky and caused road closures in the area as firefighters work to contain it
A large wildfire in Anchorage has closed down multiple roads, according to Anchorage Fire Department Assistant Chief Alex Boyd. The fire is in the area of Dowling and Elmore roads. Boyd said both roads are closed near the intersection
Anchorage police are investigating a Thursday morning shooting that left a woman hospitalized with gunshot wounds
9 month ago
3.1 magnitude earthquake. 70 km from Valdez, AK, United States
Police in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, confirmed multiple people were shot Thursday night at Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church. The suspect is in custody, according to officers
Police investigating death of man found at Kincaid Park beach
A series of fires burning in Southwest and Central Alaska triggered air quality warnings across a broad area of the state as favorable winds and weather continued to push the state's biggest fire away from several villages on the Yukon River
Shooting Investigation: 9000-block Brayton Drive
9 month ago
3.3 magnitude earthquake. 24 km S of Denali National Park, Alaska
9 month ago
2.9 magnitude earthquake. 20 km from Homer, AK, UnitedStates
According to a community alert, police responded to a residence at the intersection of East 20th Avenue and Karluk Street at 8:27 p.m. following "a disturbance with a weapon
Large police presence; 20th and Karluk is shut down
Shooting Investigation: 4200-Block Parsons Ave
Firefighters on Tuesday were working to contain wildfires that started west of Talkeetna, including one that was near nine structures
9 month ago
Civilians rescue two adults, 7-month-old from plane crash
Large police presence near Chevron at 1465 W Northern Lights Bl
9 month ago
4.1 magnitude earthquake. Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Anchorage police report one person dead after the driver of a pickup truck crossed the median of the Glenn Highway near Birchwood and collided with another vehicle. Expect closures and delays for several hours, police said
A fire that blazed at Creekwood Park Apartments — near the Three Bears store on the Palmer-Wasilla Highway — was contained by Saturday evening, but not before displacing several residents, according to authorities
A fire at an auto body shop in Fairview has prompted road closures along Gambell Street and 15th Avenue as Anchorage firefighters respond:
The Anchorage Fire Department is responding to a structure fire at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Gambell Street
10 month ago
Nearly 20 officers stood in a hallway outside of the classrooms during this week's attack on a Texas elementary school for more than 45 minutes before agents used a master key to open a door and confront a gunman, authorities said
10 month ago
A Fire Weather Watch is in effect Friday & Saturday for much of Southcentral & Bristol Bay. After a brief return to more seasonal temperatures, the heat will return late this week and this weekend
10 month ago
3.9 magnitude earthquake. 32 km from AnchorPoint, AK, United States
10 month ago
AFD is on scene battling a residential fire in the Goldenview and Rabbit Creek area. The public is asked to remain off nearby roads as crews move equipment to fight the fire
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