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Smoke Outlook: 7/28-7/29: Expect haze in Denali National Park, Mat-Su and Susitna Valleys

While fire activity remains minimal due to rains and higher relative humidity across the state, lightning from widespread thunderstorms could result in new fires in the Upper Yukon Valley due to drought conditions that persist there. Overnight haze will occur in areas around active fires, including Fairbanks. This afternoon and Monday, Denali National Park and […]

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Mat-Su forestry firefighters mopping up grass fire near Point MacKenzie

Wildland firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry‚Äôs Mat-Su Area office are mopping up a 3.2-acre grass fire reported in the Point MacKenzie area Tuesday night. The fire was reported by a pilot near Mile 17 of Point MacKenzie Road just before 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Mat-Su Area office responded with a helitack load and […]

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