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Be safe with wildland fire this Memorial Day Weekend

Fairbanks, Alaska — With extreme fire danger levels around much of the state and no relief in sight heading into the Memorial Day Weekend, wildfire officials in Alaska urge extreme caution with any kind of activity that could spark a wildfire. Lack of precipitation this spring and hot, dry weather for the last week has […]

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Fourth of July fire prevention

June 30, 2014, 9:30 a.m. (Fairbanks, AK) – Wildfires are frequently ignited by recreational activities during the Fourth of July weekend. We are fortunate this year that rainfall throughout much of the state has decreased the immediate fire danger. Still, outdoor fire safety must be considered as we approach the Fourth of July. Remember, fuels […]

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