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Kenai Peninsula Burn Suspension Lifted update, July 13

July 13, 2015 Kenai Peninsula Burn Suspension Lifted (Soldotna, Alaska) – The Burn Suspension activated earlier this month will be lifted as of 12:00 PM today. This means that Permitted Burning is allowed once again. This includes only approved burn barrels, and brush/debris piles no larger than 10’ across and 4’ high. Fire officials want […]

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DNR Burn Restrictions update, July 10

July 8, 2015 most current update Updated: Lifting of area burn restrictions and wildland fire-related closures (Anchorage, AK) – With progress by firefighting crews and improving weather conditions in many areas of the state, restrictions on burning and other activities are lifting throughout Alaska. This page will be updated as new information is available. For […]

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Burn Closure Lifted on the Kenai Peninsula

June 30, 2015 1130 AM Soldotna, Alaska – By order of the Director’s Office the State Forester has lifted the burn closure on all state, private and municipal land on the Kenai Peninsula. Campfires, charcoal BBQ’s, warming, and cooking fires may be used. At this time all federal lands are still under the closure order. […]

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Updated Alaska burn restrictions and closures

Here is a list of burn restrictions and closures throughout the state as of 9 p.m., Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Federal lands- *Possessing or discharging any kind of fireworks or pyrotechnic devise are always prohibited on federal land  Koyukuk, Nowitna, Innoko, and Selawik National Wildlife Refuges • Prohibition of all open fires and activities […]

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Burn suspensions remain in place during critical fire weather

May 25, 1:00 p.m. — The Division of Forestry has issued a burn suspension and discourages outdoor burning for the duration of the suspension. A fuels and fire behavior advisory has been issued for the Tanana Valley, Upper Yukon Valley and Copper River Basin. Early unseasonably warm and very dry weather along with critically dry fuels will […]

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