Team Rubicon can provide assistance with debris removal and clean up. Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) are also actively working in the McKinley Fire Impact Area to distribute donations like clothes, shoes, winter gear, bedding and food. They have locations in Big Lake, Wasilla, Talkeetna, and Willow. For information leave a message @ 907-745-5827
Closures: A portion of Willow Swamp (Game Management Unit 14A) is closed due to the Deshka Landing Fire. For more info, visit the Alaska Department of Fish and Game website at https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/. A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) is still in effect over the McKinley Fire.
Disaster Assistance: There are several agencies with information on disaster assistance; please visit Alaska Wildland Fire Information: https://bit.ly/2lzpyZu for detailed contact information.
Disaster Assistance Centers will be open for fire survivors to register for the State of Alaska Individual Assistance. Locations include:
Willow United Methodist Church (29286 Parks Hwy) Willow, AK 99688, September 4-18 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m
LAST DAY – Upper Susitna Community Center (16463 Helena Ave), Talkeetna, AK 99676 – Sept 6 from 9 – 12:00
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