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Containment increases to 40 percent on North Robertson Fire along Alaska Highway

Cloudier, wetter weather has reduced fire behavior on a wildfire burning along the Alaska Highway near Tok, allowing firefighters to increase containment from 10 to 40 percent, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry. The North Robertson Fire, reported on June 1, is burning approximately 2 miles west of the highway near Milepost 1350. The […]

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Crews make good progress on North Robertson Fire; containment at 10 percent

Firefighters continue to gain ground on a wildfire burning along the Alaska Highway near Tok. As of Saturday morning, the North Robertson Fire approximately 30 miles northwest of Tok was estimated at 1,036 acres and was 10 percent contained, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry.┬áThere are 204 personnel working on the fire. The fire […]

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More than 200 firefighters working to contain wildfire along Alaska Highway near Tok

More firefighters were called in Friday to help contain a wildfire burning northwest of Tok along the Alaska Highway. There are now more than 200 firefighters working on the North Robertson Fire, which was reported as a small blaze late Thursday morning but had grown to approximately 1,000 acres as of Friday afternoon, according to […]

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Crews working to contain 800-acre fire along Alaska Highway near Tok

A wildfire burning northwest of Tok along the Alaska Highway is now estimated at 800 acres and more than 160 personnel are working to contain the fire. The North Robertson Fire is burning in a mass of black spruce approximately 2 miles west of the Alaska Highway near milepost 1350, which is about 30 miles […]

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Wildfire near Tok along Alaska Highway grows to 550 acres

A wildfire west of Tok along the Alaska Highway has grown to an estimated 550 acres despite an aggressive aerial initial attack. The North Robertson Fire is burning in a mass of black spruce about 2 miles west of the Alaska Highway near Milepost 1352, approximately 30 miles northwest of Tok. The fire is about […]

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