The fire is currently 98% contained. 100% containment is not expected for a few days. There are still many areas with heat in the interior and smokes will continue to persist for some time.
The burn ban on Matanuska-Susitna Borough public lands remains in effect. All open fires including campfires, bonfires, and trash fires are banned on Borough lands.
The State lifted its ban of campfires and more on private lands and more.
While campfires and approved burn barrels will now be permitted, a burn suspension prohibiting open debris burning does remain in place in some areas the closure has been rescinded. Check with your local Division of Forestry office for burn suspensions.
Temporary Burn Ban Immediately in Effect Until Further Notice Pursuant to MSB Code #2.85.020 the Matanuska-Susitna Borough has issued a temporary Burn Ban
As of July 1 Solid Waste Rates are increasing. See the attached fliers for details.
Fireworks are illegal. The State has banned all fireworks and the sale of fireworks in the Mat-Su Borough.
Please call 861-8683 if you have questions regarding meeting dates and times.