Anchorage Fire Department responds to 2-alarm fire near Ship Creek

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Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 9:11 PM AKST|Updated: Jan. 20, 2023 at 12:04 PM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Anchorage firefighters responded to reports of a warehouse fire in the Ship Creek area on Thursday night.

According to Anchorage Fire Department Assistant Chief Alex Boyd, the fire near 2500 North Post Road was reported at 8:09 p.m.

“A total of 20 units responded as part of a “second alarm,” Boyd said. “Normal first alarm is about 12-14 units depending on the building. The additional units are called when more resources are needed to contain an incident.

Boyd said that the fire was brought under control in approximately 50 minutes after firefighters began extinguishing efforts, and there have been no injuries. Boyd said that the fire’s cause is being investigated and that it appears to be accidental.

This story has been updated with additional information.