On Saturday, May 6 the Hoonah Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) responded to a trailer house fire on Garteeni Highway. The home, which belonged to Atti Wark and his son Carlos, was unoccupied at the time of the fire.; the structure was deemed a total loss, fire chief and arson investigator of the HVFD Paul Comolli told the Capital City Weekly. He said the wood stove in the residence is the suspected cause of the fire.
Currently, the Hoonah community is collecting monetary donations as well as basic items like clothes, houseware, blankets and food for the displaced family.