Tag Archives: Prairie Fire

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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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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Firefighters heading to wildfire threatening hunting lodge north of Talkeenta

Firefighters and two air tankers from the Alaska Division of Forestry are enroute to a wildfire that is threatening a hunting lodge and two cabins on a lake north of Talkeetna. The Prairie Fire was reported just after 3 p.m. Monday by the Talkeenta Flight Service. The fire is located about 40 miles northeast of […]

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