The Alaska State Trooper/Fish and Wildlife Protection have a
detachment located at the Meadowood Mall next to the Napa store on
the corner of the Parks Highway and Big Lake Road . Their hours are
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Sgt. Mark Agnew is the
officer in command.
Non-Emergency phone number: (907) 892-3474.
The Big Lake Volunteer Fire Department is located in the Bud
Beech Public Safety Building, with a second station located at the
Jack Helms Public Safety Building in the Horseshoe Lake area. The 24
member trained volunteer fire department has two engines, one tanker
& one tanker-pump, a water supply truck and two support vehicles.
The Big Lake Fire Service Area has an Insurance Services Office
rating of 8 for residential properties. Areas outside the fire
service area have a rating of 10, which means unprotected.
Commercial properties are rated on an individual basis.
State of Alaska Department of Public Safety:
The Alaska State Forestry Department located on South Big Lake
Road is responsible for forest fire reports & issues area burn
permits. Phone number: (907) 892-7665
Emergency Medical Service is provided by volunteer emergency
medical technicians with an ambulance stationed at the Bud Beech
Public Safety Building. There are qualified divers and an emergency
boat stationed on Big Lake to respond to water related emergencies.
The nearest hospital is Valley Hospital in Palmer. Alaska Regional
Hospital and Providence Hospital, both with helicopter medivac
facilities, are located in Anchorage, approximately 20 air miles
from Big Lake.
Health services are not available in Big Lake, except for a part
time dentist. It is necessary to travel to Wasilla, Palmer or
Anchorage for non emergency medical services.
Alaska Emergency Services Program:
Find all the Valley's health, education, and social services
listed in one location. Community Connections Services Directory:
Animal Control is provided by the Mat-Su Borough Public Safety
Phone number (907) 746-5500