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Rainfall helps to slow fire, some properties still threatened

...Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team public information officer Jim Schwarber. As the rain and low winds continued...It's not growing significantly," said public information officer Tom Lavagnino during a morning news briefing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/funnyriverfire/2014-05-28/rainfall-helps-to-slow-fir
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Funny River fire hits 192,000 acres, $6.1 million in costs

...Crews will begin to leave as they hit their allotted time on a fire, usually 14 days, said management team public information officer Willy Begay. That time limit applies to all firefighters and admin personnel so, by necessity, operations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-29/funny-river-fire-hits-192000-acres-6
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Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...wildfire. Michelle Weston, public information officer with the Alaska IMT, said...to James Schwarber, a public information officer with the Alaska Interagency...road. James Schwarber, public information officer for the Alaska Department...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/funny-river-wildfire-5-percent-conta
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Fire grows near Funny River Road

...forestry service officials said. Andy Alexandrou, public information officer for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources...over 1,000 now," said Andy Alexandrou, public information officer for the Division of Forestry. About 70 crew...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-19/fire-grows-near-funny-river-road
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Fire advances toward Tustumena Lake

...The fire had grown to more than 960 acres and was still spreading as of Monday night, said Andy Alexandrou, public information officer for the Division of Forestry.Firefighters from the Kenai area Division of Forestry and the Chena Interagency...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-19/fire-advances-toward-tustumena-lake
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Summer road construction nears

...improvements in Soldotna and Kenai, while other projects are still a few years down the road.Jill Reese, public information officer for the Alaska Department of Transportation central region, said pavement preservation has begun on sections...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-14/summer-road-construction-nears
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Tyonek fire nears full containment

...contained about 85 percent of the fire and no growth is expected, said Washington Incident Management Team public information officer Chuck Turley.Turley said firefighters were confident that full containment lines around the perimeter of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-27/tyonek-fire-nears-full-containment
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Hoping for helpful rain

...some good progress," said Michelle Weston, public information officer with the Interagency Incident Management Team...evacuated the area Sunday afternoon. Kris Eriksen, public information officer with the National Incident Management Organization...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-26/hoping-for-helpful-rain
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WIldfire threatens village of Tyonek

...on the west side of Cook Inlet. Multiple fire agencies on scene are battling the blaze.Andy Alexandrou, public information officer with the Division of Forestry, Kenai office, said the fire could potentially reach the village, but some...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-19/wildfire-threatens-village-of-tyonek
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Fire continues to grow, spots over Kenai River

...Lane to the end of Kenai Keys Road. An advisory means residents should prepare to evacuate. Kris Eriksen, a public information officer with the National Incident Management Organization, said the evacuation was precautionary due to the dense...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-25/fire-continues-to-grow-spots-over-ke
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