Police – May 23

Homer Volunteer Fire Department
HVFD responded to 14 EMS calls and one fire call for the week of May 14- May 20.
On May 14, crews responded to a vehicle fire in a parking lot on Ocean Drive. Crews extinguished the vehicle and there was no damage to any nearby buildings. Vehicle was a total loss.

Kachemak Emergency Services
KES crews responded to two medical calls and three fire calls.
• On Friday, May 18 firefighters were kept busy with back-to-back wildland fires. Around 6 p.m. crews responded to the Brenmark area to a report of a grass fire. Upon arrival, firefighters found 4-5 foot flames in the backyard of a residence. A chicken coop and shed were threatened, but KESA and Forestry personnel were able to quickly get the fire under control. Two victims were transported to the hospital with minor burns.
• Firefighters were called out again to respond to a reported wildland fire in the East Skyline Drive area. Upon arrival, crews found a large grass fire with 3-4 foot flames fanned by strong, gusty winds. KESA and Forestry Firefighters were able to stop the fire, and got control after two wind-driven flare ups. Their actions spared two small cabins threatened by the fast-moving fire. Approximately one acre burned. KESA firefighters left the scene around 9:30 p.m., while Forestry firefighters remained to monitor the area. Both fires are under investigation.

Homer Police

A man reported an aggressive dog on Soundview.
A caller reported a black truck and a passenger car with several juveniles acting in a suspicious manner.
A person presented at the counter to report suspected child abuse.
A person reported a juvenile left unattended after U.S. Marshals arrested parent.
A caller reported a possible planned shooting.
A caller reported theft at a business.
A woman presented at the counter to report someone stole her purse while she was at a local park.
An officer assists an agency in looking for an adult on Lake Street.
A caller reported a fraud and harassment via Craigslist.
An anonymous caller reported a man protesting on the sidewalk.
A caller reported receiving harassing text messages on Spit Road.
A man presented at the counter to report a hit and run.
An anonymous caller reported an intoxicated pedestrian off Pioneer Ave. and Heath St.
A caller reported a pothole on Ben Walters and Lupine Court.
A caller reported being locked in at a local campground.
A caller reported a man being threatened at a local business.
A caller reported harassment from a man within the Homer area.
A caller reported a possible firearm deposited in a Dumpster on Ocean Drive.
A caller reported a dead moose on Kachemak Drive and Airport Gate No. 6.
A caller reported possible shots fired on Highland Drive.
A caller on Mountainview Dr. reported a 15-year-old daughter never returned home from school the day before.
A caller reported a black bear in the trash cans in Cozy Cove.
Civil dispute. Child custody issues. Mother did not return children at designated time. Kids were returned at a later date.
An anonymous caller reported a black dog attacking a moose. No owner of dog in the area.
A caller reported teenagers shooting a firearm in city limits.
A caller reported a possibly intoxicated man passed out on the sidewalk on Crittenden Drive.
A driver was warned for erratic driving on Heath Street.
A complainant presented at the counter to report someone following her car and harassing her on Lake Street and Pioneer Avenue.
A caller reported a moose delivered calfs close to school grounds on the Sterling Highway.
A caller reported multiple vehicles obstructing roadways while onlookers took pictures of moose.

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