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Funny River Road Being Evacuated

2:40 pm 5-25 EVACUATION FOR FUNNY RIVER NOW. The Alaska Team says  Funny River Road is under an evacuation order now.  Everyone from Milepost 7 and east that lives on the south side of the road (the fire side) should leave immediately and go to your muster point which is the Sports Center. #funnyriverfire

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Funny River Fire Update and Map

ALASKA INTERAGENCY INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TYPE 2 TEAM Rob Allen, INCIDENT COMMANDER FIRE INFORMATION PHONE: (907) 714-2484 FACEBOOK: Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team INCIWEB: http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3878/ EMAIL: funnyriverfire@gmail.com 9:30 am May 25, 2014 FUNNY RIVER FIRE UPDATE 123,649 acres with 20% containment On Saturday strong southwesterly winds associated with Red Flag Warning weather conditions tested containment lines […]

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Funny River Fire Evacuation Advisory

There is an evacuation advisory in place for the east side (fire side) of the Sterling Highway from Kalifornsky Beach road at the Soldotna end, to mile marker 109 which is the Kasilof Bridge. The advisory is also for all of Funny River Road from the airport East. on the south of the road. This is just […]

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Funny River Fire Update & Map

FUNNY RIVER FIRE UPDATE 9:30 am 96,584 acres with 20% containment  Yesterday firefighters made further progress constructing fire containment lines along the north and northwest sides of the #funnyriverfire and containment is now at 20 percent. At 5 PM, the fire was 96,584 acres, but enlarged significantly overnight. 409 personnel are assigned to the fire. Aerial […]

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Evacuation Readiness Issued For Pollard Loop Area Near Funny River Fire

Pollard Loop Subdivision, on the Sterling Hwy between Soldotna and Kasilof, was placed under a evacuation readiness advisory about 1:30 pm Friday. This is not an evacuation order. This means get ready as an evacuation request could be issued in the future. #funnyriverfire

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Funny River Fire Update & Map

ALASKA INTERAGENCY INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TYPE 2 TEAM Rob Allen, INCIDENT COMMANDER FIRE INFORMATION PHONE: (907) 714-2484 INCIWEB: http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3878/ EMAIL: funnyriverfire@gmail.com 10:30am May 23, 2014 FUNNY RIVER FIRE UPDATE 67,084 acres with 15% containment. Red Flag Warning in effect. The fire is 67,084 acres and is still contained within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Good progress was […]

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Where To Get Funny River Fire Information

The Alaska Incident Management Team on the #funnyriverfire has planned community meetings for this evening (May 22) to bring the most updated information and maps about the fire to the community and answer questions.  Those meetings will be held  at Tustumena Elementary School at 6 pm and at the Funny River Community Center at 8 […]

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New Phone Number for Funny River Fire Information

The Information staff with the Alaska Incident Management Team on the #funnyriverfire has  moved the Incident Command Post to Skyview High School and has a phone number now where the public can call to ask questions. That number is 714-2484. 

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Funny River Fire Update

5:30 p.m. As of 5:30 pm, the official acreage of the #funnyriverfire is 43,423 acres. 

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Borough Hotline Available for Funny River Fire

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management has opened up an information line to refer questions about the wildfires, evacuations, etc. in cooperation with the Division of Forestry. Please call 714-2495. #funnyriverfire.  Other places for information are the Borough Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/Kenai.Peninsula.Borough), the Alaska Division of Forestry Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/AK.Forestry)and Inciweb (http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3878/).

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