Mendenhall Valley Air Emergency Issued

Juneau, AK (KINY) - The City and Borough of Juneau has issued an Air Emergency, effective immediately, for the Mendenhall Valley.

The Air Emergency means that all woodstove and fireplace burning in the Valley is prohibited, except for pellet stoves. The area covered by the Air Emergency extends from the Airport north to the Mendenhall Glacier, west to Montana Creek, south along the east shore of Auke Lake and includes the east half of the Mendenhall Peninsula. For a status update on the Valley’s Air Emergency, please call the CBJ Woodsmoke Hotline at 586-5333.

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