Matanuska-Susitna Borough

McKinley & Deshka Fires Info & Recovery Page

Federal Assistance

State Assistance

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC)

ADEC can assist with health and safety issues including air quality, drinking water, food safety and sanitation, wastewater, solid waste, and hazardous substances. Reach the ADEC Disaster Coordination Team at 907-269-4198
ADEC Disaster Coordination Team

State of Alaska Homeland Security Disaster Assistance

For individuals and families with damaged primary residences or essential personal property lost in 2019 Mat-Su fires. Register online.

Borough Assistance

Damaged Property ReAssesment

Debris caused by the McKinley and Deshka Landing Fires will be accepted at no cost at specific open locations outlined below beginning Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 until further notice.
Re-Assesment Application

Debris Management

Debris caused by the McKinley and Deshka Landing Fires will be accepted at no cost at specific open locations beginning Tuesday, August 27th, 2019.
Debris Management

Local/Non-Profit Assistance

Matanuska Electric Association

Matanuska Electric Association. Members needing to be reconnected can call 907-761-9300 or visit our site.
MEA Website

Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon can provide assistance with debris removal and clean up. Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. 360-975-7944
Team Rubicon

Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD)

COAD collects and distributes donations like clothes, shoes, winter gear, bedding, and food. They have locations in Big Lake, Wasilla, Talkeetna, and Willow. 907-745-5827

Alaska Red Cross

Alaska Red Cross will provide recovery casework and planning services at the Upper Susitna Senior Center and Curtis D Menard Memorial Sports Center. This casework will continue Sept 1st thru Sept 3rd by appointment only. Relief supplies will be available at those locations and also at the Sheep Creek Lodge through Aug 31st. After that, relief supplies will be available at Sheep Creek Lodge until Sept 3rd. To reach a recovery caseworker call 907-764-2407
Red Cross Alaska