This is the last update for the wildland fire today in the area of Oil Well/Kingsley/Bluff road in Ninilchik.
Fast action earlier today by Ninilchik, Forestry, Anchor Point, and CES fire departments were able to keep the wildland fire from spreading, with evacuations conducted by the Alaska State Troopers. Forestry reports the size of the fire was approximately 2 1/2 acres in size. No structures were lost. The evacuation order was lifted approximately 3:30pm.
The Alaska Division of Forestry reminds homeowners across the Kenai Peninsula to Firewise their property as we begin this wildfire season. For more information on how you can make your property ready, visit the Firewise Alaska Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/firewisealaska/