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Tanana Slough Fire near Dot Lake is 40 percent contained

4:00 p.m. – The Tanana Slough Fire by Dot Lake between Delta Junction and Tok is now 40 percent contained. Hot and dry weather supported active fire behavior yesterday, with group torching of trees and short crown runs observed. However, acreage gain was held to 10 acres on Friday. The fire is now 730 acres […]

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Healy Lake Fire at 4,000 acres and still growing

6:15 p.m. – The Healy Lake Fire southeast of Delta Junction has nearly doubled in size and is expected to keep growing. As of Thursday morning, the fire was estimated at approximately 4,000 acres but that number is expected to increase significantly as the fire continues moving east without any direct suppression effort. Managers are […]

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Healy Lake Fire at 2,500 acres and growing; firefighters work to protect cabins

The Healy Lake Fire southwest of Delta Junction is now estimated at 2,500 acres and is growing. The fire was started by lightning in the area on Tuesday night and is burning on the east side of the Tanana River between Healy Lake and Moose Lake. Healy Lake, which is inaccessible by road, is home […]

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