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Chalkyitsik Complex: 57% completion, rain expected

NEW: Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) Lifted: No TRF over fire complex Firefighters made significant progress on securing and strengthening lines across the fire complex Thursday.  Moderate fire behavior was experienced across the complex with interior burning and activity on the western perimeter near the Grass River (Bearnose Hill Fire).  The Small Timber Lake Fire continued […]

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No new growth reported on Zitziana and Mooseheart fires

Cloudy, damp conditions made for another uneventful day on the Zitziana River and Mooseheart fires west of Fairbanks on Monday. No growth was reported on either of the two lightning-caused wildfires burning approximately 8 miles south of Manley Hot Springs and firefighters spent another day mopping up around structures that were threatened by the fire […]

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Moose Creek Fire north of Palmer is 100 percent contained

Friday, Oct. 21 – 4 p.m. – The Moose Creek Fire north of Palmer along the Glenn Highway is now 100 percent contained, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry. Alaska Division of Forestry firefighters toured the fire perimeter on Friday morning and declared the 303-acre fire fully contained, according to Incident Commander Phil Blydenburgh. […]

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Cooler, cloudier weather helping firefighters get handle on 1,000-acre Tetlin River Fire

Wildland firefighters took advantage of cooler, cloudier weather on Monday to start putting in containment lines around the perimeter of the 1,000-acre Tetlin River Fire about 20 miles south of Tok. The fire did not receive any precipitation on Sunday or Monday and the higher humidity the past two days has helped moderate fire activity. […]

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Twenty-four cadets graduate from Alaska Advanced Wildland Firefighter Academy

A class of 24 cadets recently graduated from the Alaska Advanced Wildland Firefighter Academy held at the Lost Lake Boy Scout Camp near Fairbanks from April 24 to May 9. The Academy is sponsored by the Alaska Division of Forestry. Firefighters from around the state attended the Academy. There were cadets from the villages/communities of […]

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Tanana Area Fire updates, July 29

Tanana Area Fire Facts At A Glance TOTAL ACRES: 496,131 Spicer Creek Fire (4 mi. N Tanana) ~ 183,415 acres; Harper Bend Fire (6 mi. SE Tanana) ~43,378 acres Moose Point Fire (~55 mi. W Tanana) ~26,612 acres Kokrine Fire (~50 mi. W Tanana) ~4,811 acres; Bering Creek Fire (37 mi. SW Tanana) ~237,906 acres NOTE: Hay Slough Fire information […]

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