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Burn Permit Suspension in Effect
For immediate release: 08/07/2023, TIME 1:30 p.m.
Valdez, AK – Due to hot, dry, and windy conditions, a Redflag Warning and Burn Permit Suspension was issued by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry & Fire Protection (DOF), effective Saturday, August 5, until further notice.
Burn Permit Suspensions prohibit any burning that requires a small- or large-scale permit. This includes burn barrels, debris piles, and lawn burns. Campfires are allowed.
To view the official Burn Suspension Notice, visit:
To learn more about the current wildfires in Alaska, visit: https://akfireinfo.com/
Contact: Ana Stroup, communications director, 907.834.3400 or email@example.com