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Current burning closures and restrictions in Alaska

7:45 p.m. – Here is a complete list of the burning closures and restrictions currently in effect in Alaska on state, private, municipal and federal lands, as of 4 p.m. June 19. Federal lands Possessing or discharging any kind of fireworks or pyrotechnic devise are always prohibited on federal land  All Alaska BLM lands […]

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Burn closure expanded to include Tanana and Copper River valleys

A day after initiating a burn closure in Southcentral Alaska due to high fire danger, the Alaska Division of Forestry has done the same for the Tanana Valley north of the Alaska Range and the Copper River Valley. All open fires, including campfires and charcoal fires, are prohibited on state lands, including state park units, […]

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Tok and Copper River Valley seeing smoke from Funny River Fire

May 25, 2014 1:00 p.m. (Fairbanks, AK) – Residents in the Copper River Valley can expect to see considerable drift smoke from the Funny River Fire at Soldotna as long as winds aloft move the smoke north. Smoke from that fire has also moved through Mentasta Pass and is present in the Tok area. The […]

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