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North Fork and Caribou Lake fires on Kenai Peninsula showed little growth overnight

Two fires burning on the southern Kenai Peninsula are receiving a strong response. The Zigzag Hotshot crew from Oregon is reporting this morning to the North Fork Fire (#751) burning six miles northwest of Homer. The hotshots will join the Chugachmiut’s Yukon Wildland Fire Crew, an initial attack crew of Palmer, to complete a hose lay […]

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State forestry battling two wildfires on Kenai Peninsula; one in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and one near Homer

The Alaska Division of Forestry is responding to two wildfires burning on the Kenai Peninsula. The East Fork Fire was reported at 6:25 p.m. and is burning in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, approximately 5-6 miles north of the Sterling Highway. The last size estimate on the fire was 150 acres and the fire is […]

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Firefighters control Sandra Street Fire east of Homer

June 6, 2014, 1 p.m. Division of Forestry engines and helitack from Homer and Soldotna along with resources from the Funny River Fire joined with firefighters from Kachemak Emergency Services to respond to a reported ½ acre fire off of East End Road in Homer near McNeil Canyon. The Sandra Street Fire, reported by Alaska […]

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