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Southwest Alaska fire update for July 22

Here is a brief summary of wildfire activity in the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge in Southwest Alaska: #381 Kagalurpak Lake (13 acres) – Declared out on 7/19/16 #419 Eenayarak River (1/2 acre) – Declared out on 7/20/16 #423 Three Step Mountain (10 acres) – Declared out 7/20/16 #442 Israthorak Creek (7,797 acres) – This […]

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Southwest wildfires increase in size due to windy conditions

July 18, 5:45 p.m. – Winds continue to increase the spread of multiple wildfires burning in Southwest Alaska despite cloud cover and cooler temperatures. Alaska Division of Forestry firefighters have been deployed to protect cabins, structures and allotments that are threatened from the growing fires. The Donlin Mine is located 6 miles east of the […]

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