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Firefighters mopping up Sunrise Fire

Here’s the latest update on the 30-acre Sunrise Fire in the Meadow Lakes area just north of Wasilla in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley: The fire has not grown in size and is 100 percent contained. Approximately 30 firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry are currently mopping up the fire and extinguishing any hot spots they […]

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State Forestry battling 15-acre fire north of Wasilla from ground and air

The Sunrise Fire in the community of Meadow Lakes just north of Wasilla is now estimated at 12-15 acres and the Alaska Division of Forestry is bringing in more air and ground support to help get the human-caused blaze under control. More than 30 wildland firefighters from State Forestry are responding to the fire, which […]

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Multiple new fires reported the last two days across Alaska

Wildland fire round up for Tuesday, June 16 8:00 p.m. — There were 10 new fires reported in Alaska on Monday. Alaska State Troopers were alerted to an acre of land burning in the area of Card Street, Feuding Lane and Aspen Avenue in Sterling. Kenai forestry was dispatched to the rapidly growing Card Street […]

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