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Members of the Alaska Division of Forestry's Gannett Glacier Type 2 Initial Attack Crew prepare to load their gear onto a jetboat to be transported across the Klutina River to the Klutina River Fire on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Photo by Danny Schmitz

State forestry mobilizing more firefighters to Klutina River Fire

Fire managers for the Alaska Division of Forestry are hopeful that more boots on the ground will help them get a leg up on a 176-acre wildfire burning along the Klutina River south of Copper Center. Two crews from Montana – the Bitterroot Hotshots and Lewis and Clark Type 2 Initial Attack Crew – were […]

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Firefighters working to contain 80-acre wildfire near Klutina River south of Glennallen

Eight smokejumpers were still trying to corral an 80-acre wildfire burning near the Klutina River south of Glennallen on Tuesday. The Klutina River Fire (#461) is located about 20 miles south of Glennallen, less than one-half mile east and south of the Klutina River, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry. The fire was called […]

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