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A Message Home – from those at the McKinley Fire

#McKinleyFire – Immediately after the wind driven McKinley Fire destroyed 52 private homes, 3 businesses and 84 outbuildings on August 17th and 18th, members of the impacted communities reached out asking what they could donate in appreciation of the round the clock efforts firefighters were making to evacuate residents and save structures. The Alaska Incident […]

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Alaska pilots urged to observe TFRs, and not fly over wildfires

(Palmer, AK) – With aircraft playing an important part in fighting wildland fires in Alaska, state fire officials urged private pilots to keep their aircraft away from active fire areas and to respect airspace Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs). While TFRs have been established in the airspace overlying the McKinley, Deshka and Swan Lake fires, there […]

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