Murkowski investigates federal efforts to reduce fire fuels and manage fire fighting

The Caribou Hills fire is one of two large blazes in the nation today in which federal officials are directly involved. It could be the harbinger of more fire suppression activity on the Kenai Peninsula this season. Today, Senator Lisa Murkowski inquired about efforts to reduce beetle-killed spruce trees in the Chugach National Forest and to manage fires once they break out.

Joel Southern, APRN – Washington, D.C.