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Tanana Zone reports three new fires discovered Sunday

There were three new fires discovered Sunday in the BLM Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS) Tanana fire management zone, an area that roughly covers land from the Colville River on the North Slope, south through Ruby to Denali National Park and Preserve, and east to the Dalton Highway. All three were lightning-caused fires from thunderstorms […]

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Three new fires Friday in the Tanana Zone

There were three new fires discovered Friday in the BLM Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS) Tanana fire management zone. All three were lightning-caused fires from thunderstorms this past week. The John River Fire (#337) was originally reported by private aircraft as 100 yards across and burning off of a gravel bar along the John River, […]

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