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McKinley Fire Final Slideshow Photo Credit: Kale Casey

McKinley Fire Final Slideshow: Management Back to Palmer Forestry Thursday 26, 2019

We post all videos and additional content to support our transparency campaign at our YouTube Channel: Archive – Discover the ArcGIS McKinley Fire Story Map with Footage and Photos: Watch the 11 minute McKinley Fire Final Video on YouTube with CC: Final Live Feed on YouTube with Closed Captions:       The McKinley […]

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McKinley Fire Heavy Equipment Operators Explain the Process

McKinley Fire Suppression Repair: 3 Minute Video of Heavy Equipment Operators Vern and Neil

All of the equipment operators, including Vern and Neil who are featured in this short video, are critical to the success of both the suppression and repair of the McKinley Fire. Watch as Vern and Neil explain the process of reducing debris along the Mat-Stu Borough and DOT right of ways within the McKinley Fire […]

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Native Alaskan Carves Walrus Ivory Into Angel and Firefighter to Say Thank You

McKinley Fire: Native Alaskan Wildfire Survivor Carves Walrus Ivory Into Angel and Firefighter to Say Thank You

#McKinleyFire Wildfire survivor Robert McCoy thought that his home had been destroyed by the fast moving wind-driven wildfire on August 18 2019. Fire crews were able to save Robert’s house and today Robert, an Alaskan Native and artist who works with raw walrus ivory, presented a very special tribute piece to the fire crews.  Thank […]

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McKinley Fire: Managers Reduce Speed Zone Along Parks Highway and Evacuation Levels Dropped from “1 Ready” to Zero

Crews remain working along the Parks Highway. Please drive with caution at all times from milepost 83-91. Double fines are still in effect for speeding between milepost 87 and 91. Evacuation levels are zero for all areas impacted by the McKinley Fire. Even with recent heavier rains, deep ash pits will remain throughout the fall […]

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Live From the McKinley Fireline - Debris Reduction Operation along the Mat-Su Borough Right of Ways

Live From the McKinley Fireline – Watch Massive 80,000 lb Remote Controlled Tree Grinder Work Along the Mat-Su Borough Right of Ways

Live from the fireline – McKinley Fire debris reduction operation along the Mat-Su Borough right of ways in Yancey West. This remote controlled 80,000 pound tracked horizontal grinder arrived today to help fire crews meet the suppression repair standards. An incident excavator operator feeds the remote controlled machine as Heavy Equipment Boss Grace Cooper provides […]

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McKinley Fire ArcGIS Story Board Archive

McKinley Fire Overview Website: Archive of Maps, Videos Updates, Community Meetings and Photo Gallery

View the McKinley Fire ArcGIS Story Map and Archive by clicking here. While suppression repair and mop up continues on the McKinley Fire under the command of IC3 Zane Brown and IC3 trainee Bryan Quimby, we wanted to share with you two powerful tools that should help inform each and every viewer about the need […]

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McKinley Fire Medical Training Sunday Sept 15 2019

Initial Attack and Summary: McKinley Fire 11 Minute Dramatic Video with Special Information About How to Firewise

The McKinley Fire started near Milepost 91 of the Parks Highway on Aug. 17, 2019. The Alaska Type 2 Interagency Incident Management Team assumed management of the fire the evening of Monday, Aug. 19. This video summarizes the initial attack, the challenges, and the call to action for all residents to Firewise their properties. Video […]

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McKinley Fire Medical Training Sunday Sept 15 2019

McKinley Fire Update Sept 16 2019 – Bonus 1 Minute Video of Training by Alaska Fire Medics

Acreage: 3,288   Containment: 95%       Start Date: 8/17/2019 Alaskan Type 3 Incident Commander Zane Brown and his team continue to work towards the goal of being the final team to bring closure to the ongoing tasks of suppression and repair. Firefighters continue steady progress removing hazard trees and extinguishing pockets of burning […]

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McKinley Fire - Chipper and Masticator Footage Up Close

McKinley Fire 2 Minute Video – Chipper and Masticator Footage Up Close

#McKinleyFire Here is your up close insight into the chippers and masticators currently being utilized to remove fuels along right of ways on the McKinley Fire. Additional content showing extended clips of chipping and masticating to support our transparency campaign is available at our YouTube Channel: — Weekend Update —Repair work on suppression firelines […]

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McKinley and Deshka Landing Fire Updates Sept 14 2019

Live – McKinley Fire and Deshka Landing Fire updates for Saturday September 14 2019 from Camp LaDaSa

The local Type 3 Alaskan Incident Command Team is working today under the leadership of Incident Commanders Zane Brown and trainee Bryan Quimby.  If you prefer, we post all videos and additional content to support our transparency campaign at our YouTube Channel: — Sept 14 Fire Update — At 7:00 am on September 14, […]

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