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Firefighters mop up small wildfire along Steese Highway north of Fairbanks

Firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry and BLM Alaska Fire Service spent Sunday mopping up a small wildfire near Milepost 63 of the Steese Highway north of Fairbanks. The Little Caribou Creek Fire was reported by a passing motorist at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday. The fire was estimated at 4 acres and was burning […]

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Seward Highway now open to two-way traffic; please use caution

As of 9 p.m., both lanes of the Seward Highway are now open to traffic after the Alaska Division of Forestry deemed conditions safe for two-way traffic. One lane of the highway had been closed since 5 a.m. Tuesday due to the 600-acre McHugh Fire burning along the highway between mileposts 108 and 113. The […]

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McHugh Fire pushes up against Seward Highway; traffic down to one lane

Anchorage – July 19, 8:45 a.m. – Fire activity on the McHugh Fire burning south of Anchorage along the Seward Highway south of Anchorage picked up significantly late Monday night and made a push toward the Seward Highway early Tuesday morning. The fire bumped up against the highway between miles 108 and 113 at approximately […]

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