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Southwest Area Fires updates, July 13

SOUTHWEST AREA FIRES July 13, 2015 WATCHED FIRES On Sunday, two detection flights monitored 28 of the 85 active fires in the Southwest management area. Generally, observed fires’ behaviors were moderate and not markedly changed from earlier monitoring overflights. Monitoring missions include mapping of fire perimeters. These updated maps provide current acres-burned information. As of […]

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Southwest Area Fire updates, July 12

July 12, 2015 FIRE REPORT, SOUTHWEST AREA July 12, 2015 FIRES NEAR TELIDA Fire 733 –Bear Island Lake is a new 2,019-acre lightning caused fire about 6 miles from the Deaphon and Heldina Eluska home on their Native allotment at the confluence of the Swift Fork and the North Fork of the Kuskokwim River. A […]

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Southwest Area Fire update, July 10

FIRE REPORT, SOUTHWEST AREA, July 10, 2015 Six crews are now “on fires” in the Southwest Area. More specifically, they are fighting several fires clustered on either side of the middle Kuskokwim River between Lower Kalskag and Chuathbaluk. Fire 229 -Whitefish Lake 1:   has been burning since May 31 to the south and east […]

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Alaska wildfire roundup for Wednesday, June 3

12:00 p.m. — Rain has dampened most of the fire danger across the state. With only one new fire reported Tuesday, Alaska’s firefighting remains focused on a series of lightning-caused fires in the Southwest region. A fire was reported Tuesday morning in McGrath’s community park. The human caused, .1-acre fire was quickly controlled and called […]

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Wildland fire roundup for Tuesday, June 2

12:30 p.m. — The bulk of firefighting effort in Alaska continues to be centered on a series of lightning-caused fires in the Southwest region. Three more lightning starts were discovered in the area on Monday to boost the number of lightning-caused fires to 14 since Sunday. None of the three new fires were significant and […]

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