Ronald Dean Beyering. (Photo via Alaska State Troopers)

Ronald Dean Beyering. (Photo via Alaska State Troopers)

Troopers searching for man in connection with Soldotna-area residential fire

The man is described as armed and dangerous

The Alaska State Troopers are asking for public assistance in locating Ronald Dean Beyering, 62, of Soldotna in connection with a residence fire that occurred at about 11:58 p.m. on Saturday.

According to a dispatch from the Alaska State Troopers, Beyering was seen leaving the property of a residence “fully (engulfed) in flames” that was reported to troopers on Saturday night. The residence fire occurred on Lourdes Avenue off Funny River Road. Troopers have been granted an arrest warrant for Beyering and remain actively searching for him.

Beyering is described as being 5 feet, 9 inches tall and about 140 pounds with light blond hair and blue eyes, according to KPB Alerts, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management’s emergency alert system. He was last seen wearing a camouflage jacket and there is no known vehicle associated with him at this time

Beyering is described as armed and dangerous. Anyone who sees Beyering should not approach him and should immediately call the Soldotna Dispatch Center at 907-262-4453 or 9-1-1.

Troopers are asking that members of the public avoid the area around Zackery Street and Inuvik Lane off Funny River Road in Soldotna due to a large police presence.

Updates are being shared by KPB Alerts on Facebook and via push alerts.

Reach reporter Ashlyn O’Hara at ashlyn.ohara@peninsulaclarion.com.

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