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Anchorage Fire Department
Monday August 19th, 2019 :: 12:51 p.m. AKDT


Wildfire Smoke Drifting Into Anchorage, Eagle River, and Surrounding Areas

Smoke from the Swan Lake Fire on the Kenai Peninsula and wildfires in the Mat-Su Borough are drifting through Anchorage, Eagle River, and surrounding areas today. There have been no reported wildfires today in the Municipality of Anchorage.

911 is now receiving multiple calls reporting the smell or significant haze of smoke in these areas. Please try to confirm an active fire or column of smoke when calling 911.

The Alaska Wildfire Smoke Prediction website can be accessed at  

For further information on the current status of wildfires around Alaska, go to

Anchorage Fire Department
100 E 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-227-9473

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