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Skilak Lake Loop Road reopened

...now in marshlands in the Skilak Recrearion Area on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. According to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center, the fire has burned 8,876 acres since it began June 15 and is now 60 percent contained. Fire personnel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-28/firefighting-efforts-wind-down-on-ca
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[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...578 acres, said Alaska Interagency Coordination Center Public Information...mail message at the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center Fire Information Office...according to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center Fire Information Office...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/update-card-street-fire-crews-reach-
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Open burns suspended

...report a wildland fire, the Division of Forestry asks the public call 911, the Area Forestry Office, or Alaska Interagency Coordination Center at 1-800-237-3633.The number for the Kenai-Kodiak Division office is 260-4260.Reach Kelly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-15/open-burns-suspended
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Card Street grows, new fires spring up

...shift and we got an east wind shift that started pushing the fire back toward the Kenai Keys," said Alaska Interagency Coordination Center Public Information Officer Pete Buist. "It did what we call plume dominated growth at the end of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-17/card-street-grows-new-fires-spring-u
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Forecast has crews battling wildfires on high alert

...another red-flag warning day," said Tim Mowry of the Alaska Division of Forestry and a spokesman for the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center.Willow is an unincorporated community of 2,000 spread along 20 miles of the Parks Highway. Roads...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-16/forecast-has-crews-battling-wildfire
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Willow wildfire quickly grows, forces evacuations

...got a little wind behind, it has a lot of fuel and it's grown," said Tim Mowry, spokesman for the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center.More than 2,000 rural residents are spread along about 20 miles of the Parks Highway, which was intermittently...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-15/willow-wildfire-quickly-grows-forces
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Willow fire prompts evacuation of homes, strong response

...The fire was called in at 1:15 p.m. and reported at two acres, said Tim Mowry, spokesman for the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center, by phone from Fairbanks. By 3 p.m. the fire covered 80 acres, and an hour later was burning 200...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-14/willow-fire-prompts-evacuation-of-ho
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Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires down

...hot and dry weather that has keep underbrush from turning green in much of the state.Through Sunday, Alaska Interagency Coordination Center reported 159 fires in 2015, but they had burned fewer than seven square miles."We've been pretty...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/fast-response-wary-public-keeping-al
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Alaska wildfire responders keeping an eye on dry conditions

...We still have a lot of dead, dry grass that could burn," said Tim Mowry, information officer at the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center in Fairbanks. A meteorologist described the conditions as "an insanely dry air mass sitting on top of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21-1
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Small wildfire contained near Anchor Point

...residents will continue to see smoke columns burning inside the fire perimeter for several weeks.The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center has reported there have been 249 fires covering 218,874 acres in the state. Reach Dan Balmer at daniel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-11/small-wildfire-contained-near-anchor
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