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Firefighters, aircraft continue work on fire near Salcha River

It was another busy day for firefighters and aircraft on the Ninetyeight Creek Fire (#391) burning near Salcha as the fire in doubled in size on Thursday to an estimated 116 acres. BLM Alaska Fire Service Military Zone managers expect another active day as warm and dry conditions are predicted to continue through the end […]

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South Fork Salcha Fire blowing smoke into Fairbanks

A wildfire north of Delta Junction is blowing smoke into Fairbanks, North Pole and Salcha. The South Fork Salcha Fire was reported Thursday morning approximately 70 miles southeast of Fairbanks and 25 miles north of Delta Junction. The fire is approximately 2 miles north of the Pogo Mine Road at milepost 25. The fire is […]

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Update on Delta area fires

Delta Area Fire Update Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Alaska Interagency Fire Information – 907-356-5511 Tim.Mowry@alaska.gov Hours of Operation: 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/ Follow us on Facebook: Alaska DNR-Division of Forestry Fire Information Overview: The Alaska Division of Forestry (DOF) and the Alaska Fire Service (AFS) continue to manage fires around the Delta Junction and […]

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Blair and La Grande fire update

  1:00 p.m.—Cooler temperatures and wetting rains have assisted with the firefighting efforts in the area. The Type 3 Incident Management Team that had been managing the Blair and La Grande fires transitioned the fires to a Type 4 organization on 7/1. Blair Fire: Minimal fire behavior has been reported. Smoky conditions may affect surrounding […]

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