Tag Archives: McGrath Fires

Southwest Area Fire updates, July 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2015 FIRE REPORT, SOUTHWEST AREA, July 11, 2015 FIRES Two observation flights per day are checking fires in Southwest Alaska. The most recent observations show that activity on a number of fires is moderating due to less wind, lower temperatures and, in some cases, a little rain. RAIN It will […]

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Southwest Area McGrath Fire updates, July 4

FIRE REPORT, SOUTHWEST AREA Contact: Francis Mitchell, Public Information Officer, SW Area, Div. of Forestry Ph 907 524 0064 fireinfoSWS@gmail.comSTAFFED FIRES Fire 547 –North Aniak, on the north side of the Kuskokwim river has been moving west toward Upper Kalskag. Friday evening, 8 smokejumpers were dropped to attack the fire where it had moved across […]

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