A journalist observes life in the far north.
They don’t yet have the blaze surrounded. That should take a week. The fire response team is sending regular e-mail updates.
It’s clear enough to fly but I don’t hear any aircraft fighting the fire.
My neighborhood is in the bottom right corner of this map.
People seem to be going about their normal business and we’re no different.
I am working the UAF Alumni hamburger booth at the fair today. I better go. Lucky is eating popcorn out of the trash can.