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Hunters heading into the woods should be careful with fire

It’s hunting season and the Alaska Division of Forestry is reminding hunters heading out into the woods to use caution with any activity that could spark a wildfire. While rain has soaked many parts of Alaska in the past week to lower the wildfire danger, other parts of the state remain warm and dry with […]

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BLM rescinds campfire restrictions for Southcentral and Interior Alaska

ANCHORAGE – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lifted its campfire ban yesterday on all Southcentral and Interior Alaska BLM-managed public lands in response to recent rain and cooler temperatures that significantly reduce the risk of wildfires. A fire prevention order banning all open fires was issued by BLM Alaska July 12 in response to extreme fire danger throughout in […]

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Hunters advised to be careful with fire during hunting season

With hunting season underway, the Alaska Division of Forestry and BLM Alaska Fire Service ask hunters to use caution with anything that could cause a wildfire. While abundant rainfall, shorter daylight hours and cooler temperatures have decreased fire danger across most of the state, all it will take is a few hot, dry days to […]

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Be safe with wildfire over Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer in Alaska and with it comes increased wildfire activity. While Alaska has already had 150 wildfires reported this year, all the fires thus far have been small blazes that have been quickly brought under control. The first holiday weekend of the summer, however, traditionally leads to […]

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Campfire ban relaxed in most State Park areas update, July 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2015 Campfire ban relaxed in most State Park areas (Anchorage, AK)– Effective immediately, the prohibition on open fires in the metal fire rings located in developed camp and picnic sites is no longer in effect in Chugach State Park, Wood Tikchik State Park and state parks located in the Northern […]

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