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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...trained bodies to the fire lines by Thursday, said Sam Harrel, spokesperson for the Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service. Each crew has 20 members. It is the second load of Type 1 crews to be dropped in to fight Alaska's wildfires...
Card Street Fire advances during second day of blaze

...trained personnel working on the fire up to 200 by Wednesday, said spokesperson for the Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service Sam Harrel. It is the second load of Type 1 crews to be dropped in to fight Alaska's wildfires this season...
Get an early start on wildfire preparedness

Due to the far lower than average snowfall, Alaska Fire Services is preparing for an earlier than usual start to...minds, Kenai Peninsula homeowners should follow Alaska Fire Services' lead and make sure their property includes defensible...
Alaska Fire Services prepare for early season

...warmer-than-average winter with less-than-average snowfall, Alaska Fire Services is preparing for a spring wildfire season that may...grass." Although Kenai Wildlife Refuge uses the Alaska Fire Services rather than managing fire protection resources of...
Wildfire threatens Elliott Highway

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A wildfire is threatening the Elliott Highway in Alaska's Interior and the Alaska Fire Service was asking that travelers stay off the highway. The Mile 78 Fire, which started May 23, flared up unexpectedly Sunday evening...
Alaska fire crews heavily engaged in Lower 48 battles

...wilderness areas. ''We're just monitoring them now,'' said Andy Williams, an information officer for the Alaska Fire Service. ''The fire activity is very minimal.''
Saying goodbye to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

...Center, Alaska State Troopers, Alaska State Forestry, the Chugach National Forest, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska Fire Service and others. You folks help make the Kenai the special place that it is, and you keep it safe for us and our children...
Helicopter ignites wildfire near Galena

...The blaze burned 75 acres and destroyed the helicopter before firefighters stopped its spread, Williams said. An Alaska Fire Service helicopter, smokejumpers and two air tankers worked to contain the fire. Two emergency fire crews were assigned...
Alaska - Alaska. About 250 firefighters have been assigned to fight the Sheenjek River Fire. According to the Alaska Fire Service, the blaze grew from 15,000 acres early Friday to 23,510 on Saturday morning, said incident commander Tom...


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