Fighting Alaska’s wildfires

Fires ripped through Southcentral Alaska and the Kenai Peninsula this week, destroying structures and triggering evacuations. As the fires calm down, people are starting to head home. This week on Alaska Edition we’ll talk about fighting fires and taking the next steps toward recovery.

HOST: Anne Hillman


  • John See, forester and fire fighter, Municipality of Anchorage
  • Jeremy Zidek, spokesperson, state’s Division of Homeland Security

KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 20 at 6:00 p.m.

Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 20 at 4:30 p.m.