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Troops on the move in Tanana Zone

As new fires continue to break during the Tanana Zone’s very active fire season, smokejumpers and crews are being pulled from earlier fires and reassigned to the new blazes. On Tuesday a load of eight jumpers working on the South Base Fire (#555), which had been discovered by a helicopter working another fire, provided four […]

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New fire burning in Tanana Zone as skies begin to clear

Skies were clearer Sunday over the Tanana Zone as scattered showers tapered off and the sun came out. Showers and mainly wet thunderstorms are forecast today for the zone, but precipitation is expected to be spotty. These storms could linger over the next few days ahead of a change in the weather that is predicted […]

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Tanana Zone fires hide in their own smoke

Many of the fires burning in the Tanana Zone were hidden in smoke, causing veteran firefighters near the fires to rely on satellite imagery to provide essential information such as the distance the head of the fire had moved, or what part of the fire was most active.  The heavy smoke prevented use of aircraft […]

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