Firefighters put out brush fire at Service High School
A small brush fire at Service High School is now under control, as Anchorage firefighters continue to mop up any hot spots.
In a release at 8:18 p.m., the Anchorage Fire Department stated fire crews were on scene within five minutes of receiving the initial call just before 7 p.m. A spokesperson with the Anchorage Fire Department said the fire burned near the hockey rinks in the woods.
When crews got on location, they said the fire was mostly "creeping on the ground." The fire was estimated at 100 feet by 50 feet and grew to be about 100 feet by 100 feet.
The department declared the fire under control at 7:46 p.m. In its release, AFD said there are no reported injuries or damage to the school. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
AFD stated the burn ban remains in effect throughout the municipality.
Elizabeth Roman and Bryan Dunagan contributed to this report.
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