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MLK Fire in Anchorage 95 percent contained; crews still mopping up

The MLK Fire near Campbell Tract in East Anchorage remains at 25 acres and is currently 95% contained with 38 personnel still dedicated to working on it, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry. On Thursday night, a Technical Support Unit from the Anchorage Police Department provided an aerial reconnaissance flight to the fire management […]

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Firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry haul hose and other supplies down a trail to access and mop up the M.L.K. Fire in East Anchorage on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Photo by Stephanie Bishop/Alaska Division of Forestry

Firefighters begin mopping up 25-acre wildfire in East Anchorage

Two 20-person crews and additional firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry are working today to contain the 25-acre M.L.K. Fire (#423) in East Anchorage. The fire, which began yesterday afternoon near the Campbell Tract, is holding at 25 acres and 30 percent containment. Aircraft dropping water and retardant helped to stop the spread of […]

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