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Shanta Creek fire still growing: Fire managers to meet with Funny River folks

...lightning June 29, grew by about 1,000 acres Sunday afternoon to 13,118 acres, according to Pete Buist, fire information officer. The fire area is experiencing a moist layer of fog in the morning, which picks up in the afternoon, he said...

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Shanta Creek fire slows

...said Pete Buist, a fire information officer with the state Division...Buist was one of several fire information officers pressed into service to...said. Joe Anderson, a fire information officer with the NIMO team, said...

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Lightning strikes cause spot fires in Interior

...Lightning strikes were observed Wednesday to the north and east of a large fire near McGrath, said Jean Withnell, a fire information officer attached to McGrath. A Type 2 Incident Management Team and 10 crews remained assigned to the fire, estimated...

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Prescribed burn goes beyond lines near Kenai Lake

...campground on Kenai Lake near the Seward Highway was evacuated as a precaution Monday night, said Gary Lehnhausen, a fire information officer for the Chugach National Forest, but residents in area homes weren't asked to get out. A private cabin about...

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Shanta Creek fire grows slowly

...the fire as of Sunday afternoon. "There's not much change there as far as activity," said Bernie Pineda, fire information officer for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. "We're happy about that." The fire is not consuming large sections...

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Let it rain: Wet weather keeps Shanta Creek fire from growing

...I don't see a whole lot of torching with the (precipitation) that we've got," said Bernie Pineda, fire information officer for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. "We've still got some hot spots scattered around the southeast side...

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4,000 acres and growing

...expecting temperatures between 70 and 79, and relative humidity between 14 and 20? percent, said Kris Eriksen, fire information officer for the Division of Forestry. A public meeting will be held at 7 tonight at Ninilchik School to address the...

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Forest Fire UPDATE:

...Moon The fire burned actively Wednesday night, fueled by high temperatures and low humidity. Kris Eriksen, fire information officer for Division of Forestry, said they're concerned about a "sea breeze front," which will bring unstable...

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Deep Creek can?t stop blaze

...Ninilchik 40 subdivision after the fire jumped Deep Creek and North Fork on Thursday evening. Kris Eriksen, fire information officer for the Division of Forestry, said ground personnel in the vicinity of Caribou Lakes are confident the marshy...

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Structures lost as fire moves toward Tustumena Lake

...structures in the Ninilchik 40 subdivision and encompassing the Caribou Hills Recreation Area. Kris Eriksen, fire information officer for the Division of Forestry, said the fire crossed the Ninilchik 40 Subdivision at 7 p.m. Thursday, traveling...

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