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Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

Updated at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday: Rob Allen, incident commander with the Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team said today's rain has helped firefighters, but crews need three days of...
KNW Refuge deserves kudos

...and to keep it on the refuge, according to the Incident Commander Rob Allen. He clarified that the refuge did authorize...massive wildfire. My thanks to Governor Parnell, Incident Commander Rob Allen and his command team, and all of the...
Small wildfire contained near Anchor Point

...wildfire is over 196,618 acres and remains at 60 percent containment. The Type 3 Incident Management Team is led by Incident Commander Tim Soliday and stationed at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. A crew of 46 personnel is assigned to the fire...
Firefighters get heroic sendoff from thankful community

...dinner a spontaneous standing ovation broke out. The man who led the 700 some firefighters was Alaska Interagency Incident Commander Rob Allen told the crowd that his team couldn't have been successful without the support from Central Emergency...
Fire continues to grow, spots over Kenai River

...was a lot of work last night in all three areas particularly up in the Funny River area that went really well," Incident Commander Rob Allen, with the Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team, said Sunday afternoon. He said the fire spotted...
Tyonek fire nears full containment

...containment lines to ensure that nothing is rekindled. A crew with the Mat-Su Division of Forestry and a Type-4 Incident Commander will remain to patrol the fire for an undetermined period of time, he said.Turley commended the efforts of the...
Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

...could get before homes would be evacuated and wanting a timeline for when the fire would be put out. Rob Allen, incident commander, said wished he would have had more people on the ground fighting the fire during the first few hours that it burned...
Wildfire now 46 percent contained, not caused by campfire

...crews need at least three days of steady rain for the water to have a major impact on the fire, said Rob Allen, incident commander. Rob Porter, firefighter with Kachemak Emergency Services crew from Homer, worked steadily Tuesday as he walked...
Sterling Highway miles 103-105 evacuation order lifted

...and ran out of fuel, he said. Mokracek and the incident commander of the Funny River Horse Trail Fire met after midnight...things in case the fire spread far." Typically the incident commander would issue an evacuation order, in this case the...
Sayer Road blaze all but out

Firefighters on Sunday worked to contain a 15-acre wildfire south of Anchor Point. Incident commander Don Anderson called the Sayer Road fire ?100 percent contained? Sunday evening, with a cold and black 100-foot fire break...


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