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James Lilly, front, and other crew members of the 20-man White Mountain Type 2 Initial Attack Crew, boards a helicopter at Fairbanks Area Forestry on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 to be shuttled in to the Caribou Creek Fire. Photo by Tim Mowry/Alaska Division of Forestry

White Mountain Crew joins fight to contain Caribou Creek Fire

The Alaska Division of Forestry continued its aggressive response to a wildfire burning about 25 miles east of Fairbanks on Wednesday by adding another crew to the roster of crews already battling the blaze. The 20-man White Mountain Type 2 Initial Attack Crew joined four other crews already on scene working to contain the 270-acre […]

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Firefighters continue aggressive assault on Caribou Creek Fire east of Fairbanks

Firefighters on the ground and in the air continued to attack a wildfire burning about 25 miles east of Fairbanks on Monday. The Caribou Creek Fire is burning about 7 ½ miles north of Chena Hot Springs Road near Mile 18. The fire was mapped at 383 acres by firefighters on Monday, a decrease of […]

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