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Funny River update: 193,597 acres with 59% containment

9:30 AM June 2, 2014 Precipitation continued across the Kenai Peninsula Sunday that helped saturate available fuels in the fire area. No smoke was visible over the area yesterday although at times you could smell smoke in the air. Firefighters checked areas of heat that were identified by the infrared equipped ScanEagle provided by Alaska […]

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Funny River Fire update: 193,243 acres with 58% containment

9:30 AM June 1, 2014 Community Barbeque for Firefighters from 6 – 8 PM Sunday at the Sport Center in Soldotna The Kenai Peninsula and the Funny River Fire received wetting rain Saturday along with 15 to 25 mile per hour winds that were gusting to 45 mph. The winds knocked out electric power and […]

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Funny River Fire update: 193,243 acres with 54% containment

10:00 AM May 31, 2014 Alaska Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell will be visiting the ICP this afternoon and available at the 1:30pm Media briefing. Fire crews took advantage of the cool and damp conditions as they continued to “mop-up” (extinguish all burning material) up to 300’ from the firelines. Fuels dried considerably on Friday with […]

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