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Firefighters wrapping up work on five small wildfires in Little Chena Valley

More than a dozen firefighters continued work Monday and Tuesday suppressing and monitoring a cluster of five small wildfires that were started by lightning over the weekend in the Little Chena Valley north of Chena Hot Springs Road east of Fairbanks. Most effort was focused on the 2-acre Little Chena Fire, which is located about […]

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Little Chena Valley wildfires show little activity with rain, cooler weather

UPDATE 9:30 p.m. June 14 We have updated information on the cluster of five small wildfires located in the Little Chena Valley north of Chena Hot Springs Road at milepost 23. A reconnaissance flight at around 3:30 p.m. Sunday showed that only two of the fires – the Little Chena (#238) and Little Chena 3 […]

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State forestry assessing five new wildfires north of Chena Hot Springs Road; smokejumpers deployed on one

UPDATE 10:30 p.m.: Fire managers are still gathering information about the cluster of five wildfires detected within 5 miles of Chena Hot Springs Road. Smokejumpers have hiked to and checked on three of the fires and will be spending the night in the area. Two firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry hiked into the […]

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