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The burns are part of ongoing spruce beetle mitigation efforts
Fire damage causes loss of a longtime community hub to East End residents
The largest local fire was the Charland Fire, which was reported on Sunday
The burns were scheduled for Monday, but smoke may be seen in the evenings and mornings following the activity
Troopers were notified of the fire at around 5:30 a.m.
Burn permits are available from the Division of Forestry Fire Prevention
Areas most likely areas to experience smoke include Sterling Highway Mileposts 43, 45 and 53
Kids taught about fire safety as part of prevention effort
Alaska’s wildlands firefighters lend a hand where needed nationwide.
In the case of a Friday afternoon house fire in the Mendenhall Valley, a small dog was the first responder.
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