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Borough to be reimbursed for fire expenditures

...agreements with the Alaska Division of Forestry.Emergency Management Director...upon to help by the Alaska Division of Forestry, and an estimated $67,000...called upon for help, the Division of Forestry will reimburse them through...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-13/borough-to-be-reimbursed-for-fire-ex
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Skilak Lake Loop Road reopened

...Loop Road has reopened, said Division of Forestry Public Information Officer...fires are now allowed, said Division of Forestry Information Officer Andy Alexandrou...remains in place. The Alaska Division of Forestry prohibits the use of all open...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-28/firefighting-efforts-wind-down-on-ca
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Area fires cool off, burn bans lifted

...Southwest Alaska or the Municipality of Anchorage.Campfires, charcoal and other cooking fires are now allowed, said Division of Forestry Information Officer Andy Alexandrou. Alexandrou said people need to be aware that while the closure is lifted...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-30/area-fires-cool-off-burn-bans-lifted
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Still too dry: Burn ban remains in effect

...tight because we still have some dry weather." Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou said...institute a burn ban comes from far above the local Division of Forestry offices. He said the ban will likely be in place...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-29/despite-rain-burn-ban-remains-in-eff
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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...predict what's next. "Fire seasons seem to be starting earlier and lasting longer," said Tim Mowry, a state Division of Forestry spokesman.A common factor associated with the increase - which doesn't bode well for 2015 or beyond - is warm...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/wildfires-blister-alaska-with-increa
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Card Street fire operations winding down

...contained, and crews will finish fighting it soon. Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou said...final cost is tallied, it will be given to the Division of Forestry Kenai/Kodiak Area Office in a report. "They...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-06/card-street-fire-nears-its-end
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Refuge Notebook: Common grass has uncommon attributes

...2005, the Tracy Avenue Fire near Homer started on April 29, burning 5,400 acres in what was described by the Division of Forestry's director as the "earliest large complex fire in the state's history." Since then, the peninsula experienced...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-02/refuge-notebook-common-grass-has
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Card Street command team initiates controlled burn

...visible plume of smoke rising from the area. Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou said...Trail Fire burned last year, Alexandrou said. Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Sarah Foster said the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-24/card-street-command-team-initiates-c
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Fire burns Nikiski home

...said no one was in the house, located on Dividend Street, when they arrived. Burnett called in members from the Division of Forestry to assist with the fire, out of fear it would spread to the trees in close proximity to the house. "It had the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-22/nikiski-house-fire-kept-in-check
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Card Street fire sees minimal movement

...came out and winds picked up.Division of Forestry Public Information Officer...than we did yesterday," said Division of Forestry Public Information Officer...Hobson said. The Alaska Division of Forestry and State Forester banned statewide...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-22/card-street-fire-sees-minimal-moveme
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