North Tongass Fire Department

The North Tongass Volunteer Fire Department is dedicated to saving lives and property from fires, medical emergencies, and other disasters. Department members stand ready to respond to all those who live, work, or simply pass through the community and are dedicated to providing this service in the safest and most cost efficient manner possible.

Contact Us

  1. North Tongass Station 8
    13110 N. Tongass Highway
    Ketchikan, AK 99928

    Ph: 907-228-6710
    Fx: 907-228-6748

    Staff Directory
Fire Danger Low
Fire Danger
Today's fire danger: LOW.

When the fire danger is "low" it means that fuels do not ignite easily from small embers, but a more intense heat source, such as lightning, may start fires in duff or dry rotten wood.

Fires in open, dry grasslands may burn easily a few hours after a rain, but most wood fires will spread slowly; creeping or smoldering. Control of fires is generally easy.