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More lightning holdover fires discovered; Zitziana River and Mooseheart fires demobilize

  Firefighters on the Zitziana River (#133) and Mooseheart (#204) fires are packing up and backhauling excess equipment from the fireline as the drawdown of forces continues. Due to forecasted weather and moderating fire activity, fire managers are reducing the number of firefighters assigned. A small contingent of firefighters will remain to provide point protection […]

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Fourth of July fire prevention

June 30, 2014, 9:30 a.m. (Fairbanks, AK) – Wildfires are frequently ignited by recreational activities during the Fourth of July weekend. We are fortunate this year that rainfall throughout much of the state has decreased the immediate fire danger. Still, outdoor fire safety must be considered as we approach the Fourth of July. Remember, fuels […]

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