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Fire Prevention

Knox Box Program

Why do I need a Knox Box?

In case of an emergency, allows Firefighters faster access without costly forced entry damage.

What is a Knox Box?

A Knox Box is part of a high-security key box system, designed to give firefighters and emergency services immediate access to locked buildings, elevators, and other secured areas.

How Secure is the Knox Box?

The Knox-Box itself is a high security key vault that is UL listed against physical attack.

How do I get a Knox Box?

You may contact one of our local vendors or contact the Knox Company directly (see “Knox Box Suppliers” below).

How do I install a Knox Box?

Mounting instructions are included with your Knox Box purchase. Install the Knox Box no higher than 5 feet from the ground and near the main entrance.

After installation is complete, contact the Anchorage Fire Department Knox Box Program at 267-4994 to locate the nearest Fire Station to schedule a site visit and lock your access key(s) inside the box.

Local Anchorage Knox Box Suppliers:

Accel Fire Systems:  349-1490
Action Security Systems: 248-3785
Chinook Fire Protection: 344-3473
GMW Fire Protection: 336-5000
Simplex Grinnell Fire Protection: 561-1911

Or order from the web directly from Knox Company.

When ordering directly from Knox Company it is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT you select the correct fire department to be sure it is keyed correctly. For Anchorage: “Anchorage (Muni) Fire Dept - 1301 E 80th Ave - Anchorage, AK”

    • Fire Prevention
    • Acting Fire Marshal: James Gray
    • 4700 Elmore Road
    • 907-267-4901