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The MAT-SU Borough Department of Emergency Services is charged with the protection of lives and property. The administrative staff is employed to help support all emergency services personnel in this critical service to our community.


The Department of Emergency Services is comprised of fire protection and emergency medical services; water, technical, off-road, and hazmat rescue services; emergency management and community preparedness programs; Enhanced 911 services; and emergency vehicle maintenance.


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Director: Dennis Brodigan

Deputy Directors:

EMS:  Clint Vardeman
Fire:   Ken Barkley

Administration Contacts


Contact Us:


Emergency Services Administration
Cottonwood Public Safety Bldg., Stn 6-5
680 N. Seward Meridian Parkway
Wasilla, AK  99654
Phone:  907-861-8000
Fax:  907-861-8014

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Matanuska-Susitna Borough
350 E. Dahlia Ave.
Palmer, Ak 99645
Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM