| Apr 28, 2013
| 5:37 PM
On Saturday evening, several fire crews monitored a small wildfire on Kodiak near Womens Bay.
The wildfire burned roughly an acre of land near Salonie Creek. According to Troy Brevik with the Coast Guard Fire Dept., the blaze started roughly around 8 p....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:43 AM
Gov. 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...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Alaska's wildfire season is limping to a close thanks to a cool, damp summer in Alaska's Interior.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/mGKbuk) says barring an unexpected departure from the Interior's cool, damp summer, this fire season...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:28 AM
About 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-...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Alaska 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...
| Apr 29, 2010
Warm, windy and dry weather in Southcentral is keeping firefighters in the Mat-Su Borough very busy.
Springtime always brings an increase of wildfires, but fire officials say many could be prevented.
Training is under way at the Division of...
| May 7, 2010
Fire crews scrambled late Friday afternoon to a fast-moving brush fire that broke out in the Butte area near Palmer.
The fire started at about 4:25 p.m. off Mothershead Lane, and spread quickly because of high winds and dry conditions. Several...
| May 27, 2010
by Ted Land
Thursday, May 27, 2010
TANACROSS, Alaska -- The Alaska Highway has been re-opened after being closed multiple times due to the wildfire burning near Tanacross.
Residents of the Interior village near Tok have evacuated as the fire continues...
| Jul 18, 2010
by Channel 2 News staff
Sunday, July 18, 2010
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- While wet conditions prevailed in Southcentral Alaska Sunday, fire crews continued to battle several wildfires in northern regions of the state.
The Alaska Fire Interagency...
| May 20, 2011
| 8:44 PM
Firefighters in Fairbanks were dealing with two wildfires this afternoon and this evening.
The first fire burned a four-block area south of Fairbanks, near 23rd Avenue and Gillam Street. The AK. Division of of Foresty says it is now under control, but...
| May 20, 2011
| 9:16 PM
Firefighters in Fairbanks were battling two wildfires this afternoon and this evening that have burned hundreds of acres and caused concern across the city.
The first fire burned a four-block area south of Fairbanks, near 23rd Avenue and Gillam Street....
| May 29, 2011
| 9:56 PM
The Alaska Division of Forestry said firefighters have contained a wildfire near Willow.
Norm Mcdonald from the Division of Forestry says it started around 5 p.m. by mile 74 of the Parks Highway.
Crews worked on fire spots on the highway and Alaska...