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Southwest wildfires increase in size due to windy conditions

July 18, 5:45 p.m. – Winds continue to increase the spread of multiple wildfires burning in Southwest Alaska despite cloud cover and cooler temperatures. Alaska Division of Forestry firefighters have been deployed to protect cabins, structures and allotments that are threatened from the growing fires. The Donlin Mine is located 6 miles east of the […]

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Southwest wildfires continue to grow due to dry, windy conditions

July 17, 6:30 p.m. – Multiple wildfires in Southwest Alaska continue to grow due to windy conditions and lack of rain. A total of 45 fires are burning in the region after days of lightning storms and hot, dry conditions. Alaska Division of Forestry fire managers in McGrath are currently focusing operational efforts to protect […]

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