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Smokejumpers respond to fire near Koyuk

Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 –  BLM Alaska Fire Service Smokejumpers are responding to a fire burning in tundra about two miles east of Koyuk. The fire was reported by villagers at approximately 1:30 p.m. today. Agency personnel flew over the fire and reported the fire as about 10 acres in size, 15 percent active and burning with […]

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Lightning sparks fires over weekend around Eagle

May 26, 2015 1:00 p.m. – Rain, lower temperatures and higher humidity have helped moderate fire weather conditions in much of the state and, for the first time in two weeks there are no Red Flag Warnings in effect. Lightning over the weekend resulted in several starts in the Upper Yukon area north of Eagle. […]

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