The American Alpine Institute just received the following email from Denali National Park
Fire Management staff at Denali National Park and Preserve will burn
piles of debris in Kantishna, at the western end of the Denali Park Road, beginning late evening on Monday, September 19 and continuing through Friday, September 23, conditions permitting. The debris pile is located
in a gravel pit near the junction of Eureka Creek and the park road.
Smoke may be visible from the surrounding area and from aircraft. NPS
Fire Management staff will be monitoring the burn on site, which is expected
to last three to four days. The material being burned is natural debris resulting from hazard fuel reduction treatment (fire protection) around structures, brushing along the park road, and from various park
Additional park information can be obtained by calling (907)
683-9532 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily or on the web at www.nps.gov/dena .
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