The McKinley Fire: Rebuilding and Lessons Learned
Media Type: Video
  • Alaska EPSCoR
Date: September 28, 2020

Cataloging Information

  • 2019 McKinley Fire
  • Firewise
  • structure protection
  • wildfire
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Record Last Modified: October 21, 2020
FRAMES Record Number: 62140


The 2019 McKinley Fire devastated a 10-mile stretch of homes along Alaska's Parks Highway. This video describes the fire and its aftermath through interviews with residents and fire professionals, and discusses ways to protect structures from wildfires.

Useful websites about wildfire safety include:

View a short PDF guide about wildland fires.
View a longer PDF guide to Firewise home safety guidelines.

The video was produced by the NSF Alaska EPSCoR Fire & Ice project, which is studying climate-driven changes to Alaska coastal ecosystems and to fires in the Alaskan boreal forest. Learn more.

Recording Length: 0:08:23
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