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Map of Yukon Flats area fires on June 25, 2019.

Firefighters, aircraft continue work on Yukon Flats area fires

Work continues on numerous fires burning in the Yukon Flats. Of the 138 active fires in BLM Alaska Fire Service area that covers the northern half of the state, 34 are within the more than 51-million acre Upper Yukon Fire Management Zone that covers the eastern chunk of Alaska along the international border north of […]

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A fire burning on a very steep bank with the Yukon River below and hills in the background. In the foreground is a mix of trees and rocky areas.

Firefighters working on fires in BLM AFS Upper Yukon, Tanana Zones

Following days of hot, dry weather the BLM Alaska Fire Service‚Äôs Upper Yukon and Tanana Zones saw an increase in number of fires over the weekend after lightning triggered several new starts. Here is a breakdown of the fires of most interest burning in both zones: Upper Yukon Fire Management Zone Fires: Eagle Fire (#355) […]

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Map of fires burning around Fort Yukon and Chalkyitsik on June 23, 2019.

BLM AFS responded to new lightning-caused fires in Yukon Flats

After several days of hot, dry weather in the Yukon Flats area, lightning triggered new fires including five that are burning within 18 miles east of Chalyitsik. Of the 24 new fires in Alaska Saturday, 15 were located in the BLM Alaska Fire Service Upper Yukon Zone that runs from between the international border and […]

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