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

...tonight to provide an update on the Shanta Creek wildfire, which has burned more...476 personnel are assigned to the Shanta Creek fire, as of Monday. Buist said...fws.gov and clicking on the Shanta Creek fire link. Questions can be e-mailed...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071409/new_357678020.shtml
Shanta Creek fire control returns to peninsula crews

...expected to turn over command of the Shanta Creek fire to Kenai Peninsula fire officials...Information is also available through a Shanta Creek Fire link on the refuge Web site...Information is also available through a Shanta Creek Fire link on the refuge Web site...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072209/new_467705056.shtml
Shanta Creek fire grows slowly

...early evening, the relative humidity dropped and the Shanta Creek fire began showing signs of activity. Fire behavior...at http://kenai.fws.gov and clicking on the Shanta Creek fire link. Questions can be e-mailed to r7shanta...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071309/new_358473025.shtml
Let it rain: Wet weather keeps Shanta Creek fire from growing

...were brought up from the Lower 48 to assist with the Shanta Creek fire. The rest of the fire-fighting personnel came...site at http://kenai.fws.gov and click on the Shanta Creek fire link. Questions can be e-mailed to r7shanta...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072009/new_360734444.shtml
Remembering the fire

...0000 acres and nearly 200 structures. In 2009, the Shanta Creek Wildfire started on the Kenai Peninsula Wildfires refuge...The Funny River area saw this back with (the) Shanta Creek (fire), so they're pretty well prepared. What...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-27-0
News
Refuge Notebook: Fire Management Officer heads off to new adventures

...Irish Channel, King County Creek, Swan Lake, and Shanta Creek fires. The post-fire effects proved useful in later...contain fire spread. Additionally, fire scars from the Shanta Creek and King County Creek fires assisted in reducing the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-15/refuge-notebook-fire-management-
Outdoors
K-Beach residents not getting equal treatment

...choices? Does anyone remember the King County Creek and Fox Creek fires of 2005, the Caribou Hills fire of 2007, the Shanta Creek fire of 2009, and the Funny River fire of 2014? All threatened homes within the past 10 years and cost tens of millions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-06/k-beach-residents-not-get
Letters
Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

...updated map. The three recalled the behavior of the Shanta Creek Fire, a 2009 lightning-caused fire, that burned...moves to the east, it has reached the area where the Shanta Creek fire burned and the main body of the fire is arcing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/residents-prepare-to-leave-as-funny-
News
Fire footprint - ghosts of fires past

...the last 200 years or regenerated in the aftermath of the 1871 fire that burned onto the Tustumena Bench. The 2009 Shanta Creek Fire burned 13,000 acres of the latter. Much of the perimeter of the Funny River Fire was fated to be defined by...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-12-0
Outdoors
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...The Funny River fire line is a holdover from other wildfires that have burned in the region - it was used during the Shanta Creek wildfire in 2009, Nelson said. The line is easier to defend as it has already been pre-cut, he said. "Instead...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-22/funny-river-wildfire-5-percent-conta
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