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Tok River Fire gets more rain; now 75 percent contained

July 23, 11:30 a.m. – The Tok River Fire near Tok received another half inch of rain on Friday and is now 75 percent contained, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry. There are still 137 personnel mopping up the fire approximately 8 miles south of Tok along the Tok Cutoff Highway. Crews have met […]

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Tok River Fire gets rain

July 21, 6:50 p.m. – The Tok River Fire received approximately three-tenths of an inch or rain on Thursday and firefighters continued working toward full containment of the wildfire along the Tok Cutoff Highway. Containment remains at 68 percent on the 731-acre wildfire approximately 8 miles south of Tok. A total of 136 personnel are […]

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McHugh Fire pushes up against Seward Highway; traffic down to one lane

Anchorage – July 19, 8:45 a.m. – Fire activity on the McHugh Fire burning south of Anchorage along the Seward Highway south of Anchorage picked up significantly late Monday night and made a push toward the Seward Highway early Tuesday morning. The fire bumped up against the highway between miles 108 and 113 at approximately […]

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Tok River Fire now estimated at more than 700 acres

July 15, 8:20 p.m. – The Tok River Fire is now estimated to be 728 acres following a reconnaissance flight early Friday evening and the fire is still being held south of the Tok River, about 1 ½ miles south of the Tok Cutoff Highway. The Tok River Fire is burning about 8 miles southwest of […]

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Tok River Fire still being held south of Tok River and Tok Cutoff

July 14, 10:45 p.m. – A 200-acre wildfire burning near Tok remains south of the Tok Cutoff Highway and south of the Tok River and state fire managers are hoping to keep it that way. The Tok River Fire is burning approximately 8 miles southeast of Tok near Mile 115 of the Tok Cutoff. It […]

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Rapidly growing wildfire near Tok closing in on Tok Cutoff Highway

A rapidly growing wildfire approximately 8 miles southeast of Tok is moving toward the Tok Cutoff Highway and firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry are doing everything they can to keep it south of the Tok River and reaching the road. The Tok River Fire was reported at approximately 5 p.m. near Mile 115 […]

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