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Burn operations planned on military training lands in Fairbanks North Star Borough to reduce wildfire threat

Starting as early as Saturday, the Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS), in cooperation with U.S. Army Alaska (USARAK), could start setting prescribed fires on Fort Wainwright and the Yukon Training Area (YTA) to reduce the likelihood of a large wildfire on military training lands this summer. The areas identified for the prescribed […]

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Burning operations planned for military training lands in Interior Alaska to reduce wildfire threat

The snow is quickly melting in Interior Alaska. The Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service and U.S. Army Alaska will soon implement multiple prescribed fires on military training lands in Interior Alaska. As conditions allow, prescribed burning in the Donnelly Training Area, Yukon Training Area, and Fort Wainwright may continue throughout the spring. #RxFire

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Graphic of wildland firefighter lighting a field of grass on fire for prescribed burn for Yukon Training Area located 35 miles east of Fairbanks. Smoke may be visible from the Chena Hot Springs Road, Richardson Highway and adjacent communities.

BLM AFS and U.S. Army Alaska to Conduct Prescribed Burn in Stuart Creek Impact Area

Starting as early as Sunday and as weather and conditions allow, the Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS) and U.S. Army Alaska (USARAK) will¬†implement a prescribed fire in the Yukon Training Area located approximately 35 miles east of Fairbanks. Ignitions on the Stuart Creek Impact Area may continue through to May 14. […]

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Quarry Hill Fire on Eielson AFB

Fairbanks Forestry relayed a smoke report on Eielson AFB on May 15. The Eielson Fire Department responded and a support request was filled by two State Forestry fire engines along with aerial support. Smokejumpers were sent to the scene and an air tanker with water also responded to the fire that was spreading into the […]

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