Tag Archives: Red Flag Warning

Campfires prohibited in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

Past and prevailing weather conditions have caused extremely dry conditions in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. Park officials have determined that it is necessary to prohibit the use of all open fires and activities which unduly increase the fire danger. No open campfires will be allowed in the park or preserve, but the […]

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Sockeye Fire still estimated at 6,500 acres, evacuation advisory still in place

10:55 a.m. – Here is the latest map of the evacuation area for the 6,500-acre Sockeye Fire near Willow. The evacuation area is from Miles 63 to 78 on the Parks Highway and extends two miles east of the highway and west to the Susitna River. Fire managers with the Alaska Division of Forestry are […]

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Wildland Fire Roundup for Monday, June 1st

12:00 p.m. – The weather picture around the state is decidedly mixed, with everything from snow and rain reported in parts of Northern Alaska and the Interior to Red Flag Warnings in portions of the Interior and Western Alaska. Sixteen new fires were reported around the state Sunday. Eleven of those were lightning-caused fires in […]

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