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Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell has proclaimed this Wildland Fire Prevention and Preparedness Week in Alaska. Parnell, in the proclamation, says wildland fires are a natural, beneficial part of Alaska's ecosystem. But he says Alaskans should be aware of the threat...
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Sam Friedman, Fairbanks Daily News-MinerAbout 100 firefighters from Alaska are heading to Colorado to help fight wildfires there. Alaska Incident Management Team spokeswoman Sarah Saaroos says Colorado authorities requested the five fire crews from Alaska. The Fairbanks Daily News-...
Tags: Disasters and Accidents, Fires
Channel 2 NewsAlaska State Troopers are investigating a burglary that took place over the weekend at the Palmer headquarters of two state wildfire suppression crews. State Division of Forestry officials say personal items and state equipment were stolen, including...
Tags: Forestry and Timber, Theft, Glaciers, Landforms
KTUU.comAbout 30 Alaska firefighters from state and federal agencies are in Texas this week, battling intense wildfires fueled by winds from Tropical Storm Lee which have killed at least four people and burned at least 100,000 acres. According to Alaska...
Channel 2 NewsThe state Division of Forestry and the Anchorage Fire Department have been clearing out trees in Chugach State Park to help reduce the threat of wildfires in the Stuckagain Heights and Prospect Heights areas. Removing live and dead spruce trees in the...
Channel 2 NewsAs Alaska's wildfire season quiets down, some local experts are helping out down South where things are really heating up. The Alaska Fire Service says 17 Alaskans have been working in states like Texas, Arizona, Georgia, and New Mexico, where a wildfire...
Tags: Fairbanks, New Mexico, Georgia, Arizona, Texas
Channel 2 NewsCrews continue to battle an interior wildfire burning uncomfortably close to some homes and near enough to the city of Fairbanks for firefighters to take extra precautions. Authorities say Tuesday was a good day in the fight against the Hastings Fire,...
Tags: Disasters and Accidents, Alaska, Fires
The Associated PressAlaska forestry officials on Monday advised residents of the subdivision closest to a 19-square-mile wildfire northwest of Fairbanks to move pets and valuables out of harm's way. The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center said the Hastings Fire grew by...
Tags: Fairbanks, Forestry and Timber, Alaska
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