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Fairbanks Area Wildfire Update July 27: Rain helps calm fires

Firefighters working to contain several wildfires in the Fairbanks Area got a helping hand from Mother Nature on Friday in the form of much-needed, widespread rain that helped subdue fire behavior. While the rain that fell overnight Thursday and much of Friday isn’t enough to be considered a “season-ending event,” it should assist firefighters who […]

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Nearly 60 firefighters attacking wildfire on Teklanika River southwest of Fairbanks

The Fairbanks Area Forestry office mobilized approximately 40 additional firefighters on Tuesday to assist in attacking a wildfire burning along the Teklanika River southwest of Fairbanks. The Teklanika Fire (#651) is located on the east bank of the Teklanika River approximately 70 miles southwest of Fairbanks and 12 miles west of the Parks Highway near […]

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