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Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service specialist Matt Kilgriff shoots a stream of flaming gel from the Terra Torch to burn piles of brush and trees as part of a prescribed burn project in U.S. Army Alaska’s Donnelly Training Area near Fort Greely Nov. 4, 2016. The piles were created by U.S. Army Alaska hand crews working to remove dead and decaying vegetation and black spruce in an effort to reduce the chances of a wildfire on military lands.

Army, BLM Alaska Fire Service fight fire danger with fire

FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska – A report released Dec. 15 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that the likelihood of a severe fire season in Alaska, similar to 2015 when more than 5.1 million acres burned, has risen significantly – 34 to 60 percent – due to human-caused climate change. According to the Alaska […]

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Alaska’s first wildfire of 2016 reported near Delta Junction

Alaska’s first wildfire of 2016 was reported south of Delta Junction on Monday. The fire was ignited by live-fire training on military land approximately 10 miles south of Delta Junction and was reported to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center in Fairbanks at 12:55 p.m.by range control personnel from the Donnelly Training Area. Firefighters from the […]

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Update on Delta area fires

Delta Area Fire Update Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Alaska Interagency Fire Information – 907-356-5511 Tim.Mowry@alaska.gov Hours of Operation: 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/ Follow us on Facebook: Alaska DNR-Division of Forestry Fire Information Overview: The Alaska Division of Forestry (DOF) and the Alaska Fire Service (AFS) continue to manage fires around the Delta Junction and […]

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Delta Area Fires update; July 13

Delta Area Fire Update Friday, July 10, 2015 Fire Information Office – 907-244-9376 HealyLakeFireInfo@gmail.com Hours of Operation: 7:00 AM. to 10:00 PM. http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/ Follow us on Facebook: Healy Lake Fire 2015 Fire Information Blair, AFS: The lightning-caused Blair Fire has grown to over 32,000 acres. The fire has been exhibiting active and extreme fire behavior […]

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Blair and La Grande fire update

  1:00 p.m.—Cooler temperatures and wetting rains have assisted with the firefighting efforts in the area. The Type 3 Incident Management Team that had been managing the Blair and La Grande fires transitioned the fires to a Type 4 organization on 7/1. Blair Fire: Minimal fire behavior has been reported. Smoky conditions may affect surrounding […]

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Healy Lake Fire at 2,500 acres and growing; firefighters work to protect cabins

The Healy Lake Fire southwest of Delta Junction is now estimated at 2,500 acres and is growing. The fire was started by lightning in the area on Tuesday night and is burning on the east side of the Tanana River between Healy Lake and Moose Lake. Healy Lake, which is inaccessible by road, is home […]

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100 Mile Creek firefighting efforts continue

May 31, 2014 8:55 a.m. Firefighters continue to engage the 100 Mile Creek Fire in the Donnelly Training Área near Delta Junction. The fire is 715 acres as firefighters continue to conduct ground and aerial firing operations along the road from the west to the east. Firefighters will continue to burn along the road as necessary […]

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100 Mile Creek Fire update

7:49 a.m. Firefighters continue to engage the 100 Mile Creek Fire in the Donnelly Training Área near Delta Junction. The fire is burning in tundra, black spruce and hardwood mix. Firefighters conducted ground firing operations along with hoselay  to protect military assets. Aerial tankers dropped water on the fire parallel to the two-track road. The […]

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