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AFD Urges Fire Precautions for Suburban Residents

Published On: May 16 2014 08:14:08 PM AKDT   Updated On: May 16 2014 09:11:57 PM AKDT

While most people are planting trees and shrubs in spring, Eagle River resident Todd McGraw has been removing them -- creating about 15 feet of "defensible space" around his home by clearing away brush that can fuel wildfires.