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McKinley Fire Update: 09-12-19

Containment: 95% Personnel: 200 Acreage: 3,288   Start Date: 8/17/2019 Extreme caution and a high level of awareness is urged for residents within the fire perimeter.  Deep pockets of burning organic material called ashpits, along with fire weakened trees pose significant dangers to anyone inside the burn area. The bulk of remaining work is focused […]

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McKinley Fire – Morning Update, 9/8/2019

Acreage: 3,288  Containment: 95%   Personnel: 399  Start Date: 8/17/2019 Burn permit suspensions lifted for Mat-Su Borough today at noon! This does not apply to the Kenai area. Details can be found at http://dnr.alaska.gov Please respect private property boundaries when gathering firewood along the Parks Highway. Crews will continue to work around structures removing hazards […]

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