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Chalkyitsik Complex: securing the half million-acre fire complex above the Arctic Circle

Tractor Trail 2 – #348, Frozen Calf Fire – #367, Bearnose Hill Fire – #407, Tettjajik Creek #424, Small Timber Lake Fire – #687 Firefighters continue Thursday mopping up the Chalkyitsik Complex, a 500,686 acre fire complex above the Arctic Circle. 416 firefighters and fire managers are assigned to the fire under Incident Commander Norm […]

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All Open Fires Prohibited in Denali National Park and Preserve

Very high fire danger exists in Denali National Park and Preserve due to a lack of recent precipitation, high winds and hot, dry weather. Park officials have determined that it is necessary to prohibit the use of all open fires and activities, which unduly increase the fire danger. The term “open fires” refers to any […]

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All Open Fires Prohibited in Kenai Fjords National Park

Seward, Alaska – Past and prevailing weather conditions have caused the Kenai Peninsula, including the Kenai Fjords National Park, to be extremely dry. Park officials have determined that it is necessary to prohibit the use of all open fires and activities, which unduly increase the fire danger. The period of this ban will generally correspond […]

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High fire Danger in Lake Clark National Park & Preserve

Fire Advisory: Dry Conditions in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve Port Alsworth, Alaska – Visitors and residents are reminded that elevated fire danger exists due to cured and dead vegetation in portions of the Lake Clark and Iliamna Lake region. These conditions mean that given an ignition source, new fires may readily start and […]

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