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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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Sockeye Fire now 79 percent contained

All evacuation and road closures have been lifted for the Sockeye Fire. Willow Creek campground is also re-opened. Law enforcement officials will continue patrolling residential areas. Hot ash pits, falling trees, and health risks associated with smoke remain hazardous to anyone in a burned area. Returning residents are advised to wear gloves, protective clothing and […]

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