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Structure fire diverts Gambell Street traffic

The Anchorage Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Gambell Street Friday afternoon.
Published: May. 27, 2022 at 4:28 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Anchorage Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Gambell Street Friday afternoon.

According to a community alert, the department responded to a structure fire near 1500 Gambell Street.

According to Anchorage Fire Department Assistant Chief Alex Boyd, the first call about the fire came in at 4:08 p.m., and the blaze was determined to be under control at 4:52 p.m.

“Units immediately asked for a “2nd Alarm” to summon more firefighting resources to the incident,” Boyd wrote.

Boyd said that at one point, 23 units from the fire department were on scene, as well as police.

Editor’s notes: This story has been updated with additional information.

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