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DOF and AFD firefighters contain small wildfire in Anchorage

The Alaska Division of Forestry and Anchorage Fire Department responded to a small, human-caused wildfire in Bicentennial Park in Anchorage at approximately 5 p.m. A helicopter from the Division of Forestry dropped several buckets of water on the fire while DOF and AFD firefighters worked on the ground to contain the blaze. DOF’s Pioneer Peak […]

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High fire danger in Southcentral prompts warnings from Anchorage Fire Department, state forestry

May 29, 2:20 p.m. — Due to the return of hot and dry conditions, Anchorage Fire Department (AFD) officials have issued a warning to the public to be especially careful with fire. AFD Officials warn that the use of outdoor fires (burn pits and campfires) outside of developed campgrounds has been prohibited until further notice. […]

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