... but BATFE has joined the investigation into the apartment building fire, in Anchorage.
The Anchorage Fire Department is investigating a large structure fire that claimed at least two lives early Wednesday. ... AFD spokeswoman Jodie Hettrick said the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has joined the investigation into the fire. Hettrick said based on reports from bystanders, there is a possibility the fire was intentionally set. ATF is helping AFD secure the scene for this investigation. At a meeting with some of the victims Wednesday night, AFD battalion chief Mike Davidson told them they would not be able to check on their apartments for at least a few days, as the building was considered a crime scene.