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Wildland fire roundup for Tuesday, June 2

12:30 p.m. — The bulk of firefighting effort in Alaska continues to be centered on a series of lightning-caused fires in the Southwest region. Three more lightning starts were discovered in the area on Monday to boost the number of lightning-caused fires to 14 since Sunday. None of the three new fires were significant and […]

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Lightning strike fire reported near Mile 1344 Alaska Highway

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 2 p.m. A passing motorist reported a fire Sunday evening, Aug. 10, 2014, near Mile 1344 of the Alaska Highway. Tok area Division of Forestry firefighters responded and located the lightning caused fire on the north side of the Tanana River within the perimeter of the Moon Lake Fire from last […]

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