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Upper Yukon Flats Busy Fire Season Moderates – FINAL FIRE UPDATE August 13, 2019

In mid-July storms passed through the Yukon Flats with thousands of lightning strikes. Drought conditions left the trees and duff layer very dry allowing fires to grow and difficult to contain. The rest of Alaska was also experiencing an extreme fire season and resources were limited. The BLM Alaska Fire Service (AFS) requested the assistance […]

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Fire prevention orders issued for Alaska BLM lands

FAIRBANKS, Alaska – The Alaska Bureau of Land Management has issued Fire Prevention Orders temporarily prohibiting fireworks and all open fires on BLM-managed public lands in Alaska, excluding the North Slope. The recent hot, dry and windy weather in Interior Alaska has resulted in extreme fire conditions and led the National Weather Service to issue […]

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