Evacuation Order Lifted for Kenai Residents

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The fire management team lifted the evacuation order this morning for Funny River Road from Mile 7 to the end of the road. Homeowners near the road remain under an evacuation alert, which means they should be ready to leave again if the fire gets worse in that area. Residents of Funny River Road were evacuated over the weekend.

Many left with just a few necessities and haven’t been back home since.Some are staying with friends or family in the area. Others have spent the past few days sleeping in shelters, RVs, or tents. A few local hotels opened their doors to the evacuees, like Hooligans Lodging and Saloon.

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