Kachemak Emergency Services

Fire destroys East End Road boat shop

An early morning fire on Valentine’s Day completely destroyed a commercial boat shop near Mile 6.6 East End Road. Fiberglass resin and other flammable material… Continue reading


Kachemak Emergency Services firefighters use a ladder truck to attack flames in the roof of a Hancock Drive home early on May 8, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided)

Firefighters saves two homes in May

Correction: This story has been updated to correct a quote by Kachemak Emergency Services Chief Bob Cicciarella saying the Hancock Drive fire was “one of… Continue reading


Kachemak Emergency Services firefighters respond to a shop fire off Basargin Road near Homer, Alaska, on Jan. 10, 2019. (Photo provided)

Firefighters respond to two fires earlier this month

Kachemak Emergency Services Area firefighters responded to two fires on Jan. 10 and 11. In an example of the breadth of the 214-square-mile service area… Continue reading