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Current fire and fireworks restrictions to help you have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July

Campfire restrictions Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Fjords National Park, Kenai Peninsula State Parks, and Chugach National Forest lands on the Kenai Peninsula Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve Open campfires are restricted to designated campgrounds or cabins within enclosed metal fire grates or designated fire rings provided. Use of cooking stoves and gas grills […]

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Alaska Fire Restrictions, July 21

Fire restrictions vary across the state. The best way to get current fire restriction information is to contact the local office of the managing agency responsible for the area of interest. Below is contact information for federal agencies, Alaska State Division of Forestry, the Boroughs, and municipalities who oversee lands within the State. If you […]

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Rain this weekend does not mean fires are over

June 27, 2015 “There’s been rain! Does that mean the fires are over and I can use my charcoal grill this weekend?” This is a common question received by the Alaska Interagency Fire Information Center since rain moved into the area beginning yesterday. The rains this weekend are providing a brief slow-down in fire activity. […]

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Updated Alaska burn restrictions and closures

Here is a list of burn restrictions and closures throughout the state as of 9 p.m., Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Federal lands- *Possessing or discharging any kind of fireworks or pyrotechnic devise are always prohibited on federal land  Koyukuk, Nowitna, Innoko, and Selawik National Wildlife Refuges • Prohibition of all open fires and activities […]

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All Open Fires Prohibited in Lake Clark National Park and Preserve

Port Alsworth, Alaska: Very high fire danger exists in Lake Clark 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 […]

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All Open Fires Prohibited in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve

FAIRBANKS, Alaska – Effective immediately, Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve officials are prohibiting the use of open fires in the preserve due to the high fire danger. No open campfires will be allowed in the preserve, but the use of gas grills and barbeques at campsites will be permitted. No ground fire of any type, including […]

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