McRoberts Creek Fire

The fire was contained Thursday night at 10 p.m. Firefighters from Mat-Su area forestry along with the Pioneer Peak Interagency Hotshot Crew and the Gannett Glacier Type 2 Initial Attack Crew will continue Friday to reinforce the perimeter and begin mop-up operations.
It has been determined that an unattended campfire caused the fire.

A Red Flag Warning for winds and low humidity remains in effect along with an area wide burning suspension.

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Alaska Division of Forestry website: http://forestry.alaska.gov/ Mission: The Alaska Division of Forestry proudly serves Alaskans through forest management and wildland fire protection. The Wildland Fire and Aviation Program provides safe, cost-effective and efficient fire protection services and related fire and aviation management activities to protect human life and values on State, private and municipal lands. The wildland fire program cooperates with other wildland fire agencies on a statewide, interagency basis.

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