Over 1 million acres burned in wildfires this summer
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 10:14 PM AKDT
According to the Incident Management Team, firefighters have reached 100% of the containment objective for the East Fork Fire, with 71% of the total fire extinguished. The fire has been pushed back to 3.7 miles away from St. Mary’s and still has 242 personnel on scene.
The festivities kicked off Monday morning featuring a parade circling downtown that had a variety of different floats painting an image of the diverse Anchorage community. Some of the floats included pageant participants, veterans, vintage vehicles and different cultural groups represented in the community.