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Map shows the Shovel Creek Fire perimeter in red against a green topographic background, with Shovel Creek to the east and 7 Mile Trail to the west

Cooler, wetter weather helps on Shovel Creek Fire; Alaska Type 2 team takes charge

Cooler temperatures and higher relative humidities on Sunday helped moderate fire behavior on the Shovel Creek Fire (#319), burning approximately 20 miles northwest of Fairbanks. As of Monday morning, the fire which is 3 miles north of Murphy Dome was estimated at 650 acres and there were 146 personnel working to contain the fire, which […]

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