Eagle River Residential Fire
Contact: Al Tamagni
On Friday, August 17, 2012 at approximately 10:19am the Anchorage Fire Department (AFD) received a 9-1-1 from the occupant of the residence located at 11521 Upper Sunny Cir (Eagle River) advising that the residence was on fire. Several other 9-1-1 calls were received from citizens in the area and also a call from an alarm company reporting a fire alarm at the residence. Fourteen units were dispatched to the incident.
Prior to arriving at the fire one of the crews reported seeing smoke. Upon arrival fire crews reported that smoke was visible and there was fire in the basement.
The caller who was inside of the residence when the fire started stated that they were sanding with acetone when the fire started.
Damage is estimated to be approximately $70,000 dollars. There were no injuries, the residence is uninhabitable.
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