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Rain aids suppression efforts on Warren Creek Fire in northwest Alaska

3:30 p.m. June 13, 2016 –┬áThe more than 150 wildland firefighters working to suppress the Warren Creek Fire burning in northwest Alaska received assistance from Mother Nature in the form of light rain Sunday night and Monday to help prevent any further spread of the fire. The size of the fire was officially listed at […]

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Warren Creek Fire shows minimal growth on Sunday; now approximately 3,500 acres

June 12, 2016 – A wildfire burning in a remote part of northwest Alaska has more than doubled in size but was still not posing a threat to any villages in the area. The Warren Creek Fire is now estimated at approximately 3,500 acres, an increase of more than 2,000 acres but most of the […]

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Warren Creek Fire now over 1,000 acres; still growing but moving to northwest

June 11, 2016 – The Warren Creek Fire burning in northwest Alaska continues to grow but the fire is now moving away from the villages of Kobuk and Shungnak. The fire was estimated at 1,174 acres as of late Friday night and has likely grown in size since then, according to Mike Roos, assistant fire […]

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