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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Forest Service cabin at Anan destroyed by fallen tree


Courtesy of Tory Houser/U.S. Forest Service

A spruce tree demolished the U.S. Forest Service cabin at Anan Bay sometime in mid-February. The cabin was about 11 years old and could accommodate seven people.

One of the U.S. Forest Service's most popular recreational cabins in the area has met an untimely demise.

The cabin at Anan Bay was demolished sometime before Feb. 18 by a fallen tree which was most likely toppled by high winds, said Tory Houser, acting Wrangell District ranger.

"It's total destruction. It's pretty awful," Houser said Feb. 23. "It's really sad because it was a new cabin and beautiful."

Built in 2012 of yellow cedar, the 15-foot by 17-foot structure could accommodate seven people. It was two stories and had a full loft that Houser said could comfortably sleep five people....

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