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Smoke from the east side of the Swan Lake Fire rises above Upper Jean Lake along the Sterling Highway on Thursday, August 16, 2019. Photo by Brentwood Reid/Alaska Division of Forestry

Swan Lake Fire continues to put up smoke along Sterling Highway; fire weather watch issued through Saturday

A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for the Swan Lake Fire area from 4 p.m. today through Saturday evening for hot, dry, and windy conditions. A Fire Weather Watch is an alert to firefighters and land managers to the high potential for conditions to develop that could lead to an increase in fire danger […]

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7:45 p.m. – An explosive wildland fire on the Kenai Peninsula forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes and burned at least six structures on Monday. The 640-acre Card Street Fire was reported as a 1-acre fire by Alaska State Troopers at 1:52 p.m. near the community of Sterling. The fire was burning in grass […]

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