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Wildfire near Fairbanks is fully contained; work continues on wildfires in Southwest Alaska

Firefighters completed mop-up work on a wildfire about 15 miles southwest of Fairbanks on Friday. All 62 personnel that remained on the 116-acre Livingston Fire (#113) were flown off the fire early Friday afternoon after it was declared 100 percent contained. The lightning-caused fire started on Sunday in the Rosie Creek area and threatened five […]

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Firefighters still mopping up wildfire near Rosie Creek; douse several small lightning fires around Fairbanks and Delta

Dozens of firefighters continued mopping up a lightning-caused wildfire about 15 miles southwest of Fairbanks on Tuesday while others were kept busy chasing small, lightning-caused fires around the Fairbanks area. As of Wednesday morning, there were still 84 firefighting personnel working to contain the 116-acre Livingston Fire in the Rosie Creek area approximately 15 miles […]

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State forestry working to contain wildfires south of Fairbanks and north of Talkeetna

The Alaska Division of Forestry continues to work on containing two lightning-caused wildfires – one that started Sunday southwest of Fairbanks and one that started Monday north of Talkeetna. The 116-acre Livingston Fire about 15 miles southwest of Fairbanks is now 65 percent contained and fire managers are expecting the fire to be fully contained […]

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Crews digging in to contain wildfire in Rosie Creek area southwest of Fairbanks

Approximately 80 state and federal firefighters are working to contain a lightning-caused wildfire that ignited Sunday about 15 miles southwest of Fairbanks. A mapping mission late Sunday night estimated the size of the Livingston Fire at 167 acres, about half the size of the original estimate of 320 acres. The fire is located in the […]

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Wildfire in Rosie Creek area south of Fairbanks now estimated at 320 acres but slowing

A wildfire about 15 miles southwest of Fairbanks is now estimated at approximately 320 acres and more than 80 firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry and BLM Alaska Fire Service are either on scene or enroute to contain the fire. The fire was initially reported at 30 to 60 acres but better scouting by […]

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Wildfire in Rosie Creek area south of Fairbanks draws aggressive response from State Forestry

The Alaska Division of Forestry is responding to an approximately 30- to 60-acre acre wildfire in the Rosie Creek Area southwest of Fairbanks with multiple aircraft and personnel. The Livingston Fire was reported at 5:18 p.m. after several members of the public reported seeing lightning strikes in the area about 15 miles southwest of Fairbanks. […]

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