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ASRC Statement on Barrow Fire


Barrow, AK -- At approximately 2:50 AM authorities were notified that property owned by
ASRC was engulfed in flames. No injuries or fatalities have been reported at this time. First
responders were on the scene at 3:00 AM. The damaged structure housed restaurant Pepe's
North of the Border. The cause of the fire is still unknown, and damage to the structure and
surrounding buildings is still being assessed. Some reported damage was sustained at the
adjacent building, Top of the World Hotel. Travelers with reservations at the Top of the World
can contact Marsha Layton at (907) 852-8633.

ASRC appreciates the outpouring of support from the community and the work of the first
responders. We are truly saddened by the loss of a community landmark.

About ASRC
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation is owned by and represents the business interests of the
Arctic Slope Iñupiat. Since opening enrollment in 1989 to Alaska Natives born after 1971, the
Corporation’s shareholder base has nearly tripled, growing from the 3,700 original enrollees to
around 11,000 today. Corporate headquarters are based in Barrow, Alaska, with administrative
and subsidiary offices located in Anchorage and throughout the United States. ASRC, along
with its family of companies, is the largest Alaskan-owned company, employing approximately
10,000 people worldwide. The company has five major business segments: petroleum refining
and marketing, energy support services, construction, government services and resource

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