The McKinley Fire started on August 17, 2019 and was 95% contained by September 2, 2019. The fire was located about 18 miles north of Willow, Alaska. It covered 3,288 acres and destroyed 139 buildings.
MDS volunteers will be staying at LaDaSa Camp in Willow, Alaska. Volunteers will stay in several cabins at the camp. Volunteers will primarily be focusing on several new builds.