Juneau, AK (KINY) - Starting Saturday evening and ending Sunday morning, another Air Emergency was placed on the Mendenhall Valley.
UPDATE 10:43am - CBJ has cancelled the Air Emergency around 10:30am
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.
One can also sign up for text alerts here - https://beta.juneau.org/lands/cbj-air-quality-text-sign-up-form