The Eastern Peninsula Highway Emergency Service Area was formed to provide consistent and coordinated response to incidents requiring fire and emergency medical services along the heavily-traveled eastern peninsula highway corridor.

There are no registered voters residing in the service area boundaries.
The highway corridor serves all borough residents as well as visitors to and from the borough 

Board meeting agendas, packets, minutes, and audio can be found on the EPHESA Meetings link on the sidebar. 


Click here to see the ordinance establishing KPB 16.80 - Eastern Peninsula Highway Emergency Service Area.

The current KPB Code of Ordinances Chapter 16.80 link may be viewed here.


Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at 6:00 pm. (unless otherwise noted)

The Service Area board will hold its next regular meeting on: 

June 17, 2024 at 6:00 pm 

The meeting will be held at the Bear Creek Fire Station at 13105 Seward Highway 99664 as well as on Zoom.

To join the meetings visit:

To attend the Zoom meeting by telephone call toll-free 1-888-788-0099 or 1-877-853-5247 and enter the Meeting ID:  973 3492 0415
If you are joining by phone, please dial *6 to unmute yourself to speak or *9 to raise your hand during the meeting
If you have difficulty dialing the toll-free number, please use the traditional meeting phone number 907-224-9209

If you experience technical difficulties, please contact Richard Brackin at (907) 224-9201 Monday – Thursday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Click here to see a GIS map of the Eastern Peninsula Highway Emergency Service Area boundaries.

Click here to see the Eastern Peninsula Highway Emergency Service Area boundary description.