(Fairbanks, AK) – Governor Mike Dunleavy signed House Bill 209 “An Act relating to emergency firefighters” yesterday in Fairbanks that will help build the State’s mostly rural-based firefighting crews, strengthen local economies, and provide enhanced public safety to Alaska communities…. Read More ›
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Governor Mike Dunleavy declares May 8-14 as Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week in Alaska
The days are growing longer, day-time temperatures are heating up, and we have had several nights that the temperatures remained above freezing. To help raise awareness, Governor Mike Dunleavy has proclaimed May 8-14 as “Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week… Read More ›
The Division’s wildfire protection program has grown exponentially. Today, more than 90 percent of the Division’s budget is spent on protecting the life and property of Alaskans from wildfire.
With the state’s second-worst wildland fire season looming large in Alaskans’ memories, Governor Mike Dunleavy has proclaimed Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week (May 10-16) to help reduce the risk of a replay this summer. The governor, along with fire… Read More ›