Tag Archives: Alaska

Crews Keep Wildfire from Sterling, Alaska

Firefighters gain control of western and southern edges   SOLDOTNA, Alaska (AP) — A fire in Alaska grew to more than 2 square miles (5.18 sq. kilometers) over the weekend Firefighters were able to get the western and southern edges ...

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Alaska Wildfire Continues to Grow

Fire near Tok has burned 1.2 square miles   ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A wildfire off the Alaska Highway has grown but has not caused traffic delays. The Alaska Division of Forestry says the fire is estimated at 1.2 square ...

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Crews Battle Wildfire Near Tok, Alaska

Fire involves black spruce forest near Alaska Highway   FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Firefighters are battling a wildfire near an Alaska community about 260 miles west of the U.S.-Canada border. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://ow.ly/7Ctr30cffHO ) reports the blaze about ...

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Firefighters Defend Alaska Neighborhood

Fire crews create defendable spaces in Eagle River       Alaska Dispatch News – Firefighters from the Pioneer Peak hotshot crew thin the forest around an Eagle River subdivision.

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Alaska Smokejumper Safety Briefing

“We’re the most important resource on the fire.”   PIO365 – Filmed on Wednesday, July 27th 2016 at the Goldenview Middle School Incident Command Post morning briefing in South Anchorage, Alaska. Raw footage provided by the Alaska Interagency Incident Management ...

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