Tag Archives: Matanuska-Susitna Valley

Hunters heading into the woods should be careful with fire

It’s hunting season and the Alaska Division of Forestry is reminding hunters heading out into the woods to use caution with any activity that could spark a wildfire. While rain has soaked many parts of Alaska in the past week to lower the wildfire danger, other parts of the state remain warm and dry with […]

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Firefighters mopping up Sunrise Fire

Here’s the latest update on the 30-acre Sunrise Fire in the Meadow Lakes area just north of Wasilla in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley: The fire has not grown in size and is 100 percent contained. Approximately 30 firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry are currently mopping up the fire and extinguishing any hot spots they […]

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Crews continue working to control two fires in Mat-Su Valley

Division of Forestry firefighters are making good progress on controlling two wildland fires that ignited in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley over the weekend. More than 50 personnel are working to contain the 52-acre Horseshoe Lake Fire near Big Lake that blew up on Sunday and nearly forced the evacuation of homes in the Rogers Road area. […]

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