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Photos: Residents evacuate as fires near Parks Highway escalate

  • Author: Bill Roth
  • Updated: August 18, 2019
  • Published August 18, 2019

The McKinley Fire, a fast-moving wildfire north of Willow whipped up by a dry north wind, prompted evacuations and a road closure on the Parks Highway Sunday Aug. 18, 2019.

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