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Tok Area Fires update, July 9

Tok Area Fires as of Wednesday July 9, 2015 @ 1130 hours Fire acreage levels are still approximately 1 week ahead of 2004 No new fires in the Tok area yesterday CONTACT: Rita Baysinger, Public Information Officer, (303) 345-8576, tokareafires@gmail.com 403 Tetlin Hills           Date Started: 6/20/15 @ 1800     […]

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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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Strong winds, hot, dry weather challenge firefighters on Tanana Slough Fire

10:00 a.m. (Tok, AK) – The Tanana Slough Fire by Dot Lake is now 30 percent contained and 718 acres in size. Despite challenges from strong winds on Tuesday, and continued hot and dry weather, firefighters held growth of the Tanana Slough Fire to a minimum. Nearly 150 firefighters are working to keep the fire […]

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New fires start as Tanana Slough Fire reaches 25 percent containment

11:00 a.m. (Tok, AK) – The Tok Area Office of the Division of Forestry responded to two new fires on Tuesday while continuing to support the on-going efforts to control the 550 acre Tanana Slough Fire by Dot Lake. Despite challenges from strong winds on Tuesday, firefighters held growth of the Tanana Slough Fire to […]

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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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Lightning Ignites Wildfire by Dot Lake

2:00 p.m. –(Tok, AK) – On Sunday the Division of Forestry responded to a lightning caused fire burning on a Tanana River island located three miles northwest of the community of Dot Lake. The Tanana Slough Fire is currently 500 acres in size. Water scooping aircraft, fire retardant tankers and helicopter with buckets dropped water […]

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