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Wildfire north of Palmer makes run toward Glenn Highway; high winds, limited resources pose serious challenge

For the third straight day, high winds and limited resources are posing a serious challenge to firefighters contending with a late-season wildfire along the Glenn Highway north of Palmer. The 300-acre Moose Creek Fire started early Saturday morning as the result of an escaped debris burn and firefighters have been battling the wind-driven blaze around […]

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Sockeye Fire Sees Little Growth; Community Meeting Tonight

Houston, Alaska – Fire personnel are encouraged with little growth in the perimeter of the Sockeye Fire burning north of Willow. The fire is now at 7,555 acres, an increase of 43 acres. Red Flag Warnings for low humidity, with the possibility of dry thunderstorms, remain in effect through this evening for the fire area. […]

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