A Central Emergency Services firefighter emerges from a burning home on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 off of Poppy Lane near Kalifornsky Beach Road. (Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion) 

A Central Emergency Services firefighter emerges from a burning home on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 off of Poppy Lane near Kalifornsky Beach Road. (Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion) 

No injuries in home fire near Kalifornsky Beach Road

There were no injuries reported from a home fire near Kalifornsky Beach Road on Tuesday afternoon.

No one was in the home when it burned — owner Sabrina McGraw left the house shortly before to pick up her children from school. She learned of the fire by phone from her neighbor, Jenny Thompson, whose children saw the fire as they were returning from school and called 911.

Kenai Peninsula Borough’s Central Emergency Services responded to the fire call around 3 p.m., Deputy Chief Dan Grimes said. Nineteen Central Emergency Services firefighters and three from the Kenai Fire Department were on scene, as well as a CES medic unit and an Alaska State Trooper.

No injuries in home fire near Kalifornsky Beach Road

More in News

Women's marathon winner Megan Youngren and men's marathon winner Pedro Ochoa run on Bridge Access Road during the Kenai River Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Youngren sets record in Kenai River Marathon

For the second time in nine days, Soldotna’s Megan Youngren, 30, broke… Continue reading

Homer High School is seen in this undated photo. Homer and Seward area schools are no longer operating with universal indoor masking for staff and students as of Friday. (Homer News file photo)
Masking status varies at peninsula schools

KPBSD uses criteria outlined in revisions to the district’s mitigation plan.

Soldotna City Clerk Shellie Saner (right) swears in Emma Knowles on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Soldotna student connects youth to city council

Emma Knowles is the new student representative to the Soldotna City Council.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19 death toll spikes due to backlog of data

Health officials struggle to keep up with coronavirus tracking.

Most Read