Mat-Su Borough warns of wildfire danger ahead of 4th of July holiday

  • Source: KTUU-TV NBC 2 Anchorage
  • Published: 07/01/2020 08:38 PM

During a Wednesday morning press conference, leaders from the Matanuska Susitna Borough issued a reminder to the public that fireworks are banned throughout the borough, with the exception of private property - located within the city limits of Houston, Alaska. This is subject to change in the event that the Alaska Division of Forestry issues a burn ban in that area. Located along the Parks Highway, Gorilla Fireworks is open for business, despite the COVID-related cancellation of several public firework displays. The roadside stand is doing solid business this year, according to manager Jackie Johnson. She says most of their business is coming from smaller groups who are looking to hold their own private shows.



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