Denali National Park Fire Staff conducting debri burn April 24th-30th

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FAIRBANKS, AK Fire Management staff at Denali National Park and Preserve is conducting a debris pile burn from April 24- 30.

Weather dependent, they will burn the pile located near the Admin Camp southwest of the park airstrip and Riley Creek Campground.

The burn pile will be approximately 40 feet by 40 feet by 30 feet, and consist of trees and brush harvested during fire protection work last summer.

National Park Service Fire Management Staff will be on site to monitor the burning.

Smoke is expected to be visible in the surrounding area, from the Parks Highway, and from aircraft during this time.

The pile is expected to burn for three to four days.

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