Bonfire gets out of control

Photo by Dan Balmer/Peninsula Clarion Fire crews put out a grass fire in the backyard of a residence on Franke Road off of Poppy Ridge in Soldotna Sunday. Central Emergency Services received the call at about 4:30 p.m. and along with assistence from the Division of Forestry, the small fire was contained. Crews cleared the scene after one hour. The owner of the residence declined to comment. CES health and safety officer Brad Nelson said the family was having a bonfire and the fire spread to the grass.

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Home invasion, shooting reported in Soldotna

Alaska State Troopers and Central Emergency Services responded to a reported home invasion and shooting incident Sunday night in Soldotna. Read more

Consultant raises concerns about Alaska gas project

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