Central Emergency Services

Central Emergency Services which covers approximately 2,200 square miles, provides Fire Protection, Emergency Medical Services, and Rescue for approximately 22,000 residents of the Greater Soldotna Area of the Central Kenai Peninsula Borough in Alaska. Central Emergency Services is a combination department consisting of 27 Full time, and 32 on-call (part time) employees. Central Emergency Services provides 24 hour staffing at three of the four stations it operates. This is covered by three rotating 24-hour platoons. Central Emergency Services operates four Fire Engines, three Tankers, two Rescue Trucks, one Ladder Truck, two Rescue Boats, three Utility/Brush vehicles, four command vehicles, four ACLS ambulances, and one reserve ambulance. Central Emergency Services is a Kenai Peninsula Borough Fire Service Area. The Borough Assembly manages the Department through a Service Area elected advisory board. CES provides fire protection to its area residences at an ISO Class 3,7, which remains among the lowest in Alaska.