Welcome to the Ester Volunteer Fire Department EVFD
The Ester Volunteer Fire Department shall provide the citizens of the Ester Fire Service Area and the Interior of Alaska with progressive and effective protection of life and property from the impacts of emergencies.
We are Hiring!
EVFD is looking for a 40 hour a week Firefighter to join our team. Please see the announcement and application links below.
Burn permits are issued under the authority of AS 41.15.050 and AS 41.15.060 of the Public Resources Statutes governing the establishment of fire seasons and regulations of burning permits. Permits may be modified, suspended or revoked at any time. Alaska statutes governing open burning apply to all state, private and municipal lands, even if a burn permit is not required.
Burn permits can be obtainedonline, at your local Fire Station, or at your local State Forestry office. Burn permits are free and are good for one year. Ideally, burning should be conducted in late summer, fall and winter when fire danger is at its lowest.
General Burn Permit – Authorizes the legal landowner or his/her designee to burn one pile of debris no more than four feet high by 10 feet in diameter (4'x10') or less than one (1) acre of mowed lawn or field grasses no longer than 4 inches tall.
Show your support to your Community by making a one time pledge to our fire department. Your name will be displayed on a flagpole placard. To learn more and make a pledge click here.
The Ester Volunteer Fire Department is an Equal Opportunity Not-for-Profit Fire and EMS Organization operating in the State of Alaska. The EVFD Logo is Copyright 2002. Use of the EVFD Logo is not permitted without written permission of the EVFD Fire Chief.
Ester Volunteer Fire Department Phone: 907-479-6858