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State reminds residents of Fourth of July Fire prevention

...winter, the release stated.So far this year, more than 90 percent of the wildland fires reported to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center have been human caused. Wildland fuels such as grass, brush and trees can dry out quickly even when...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/state-reminds-residents-fourth-july-
Outdoors
More than a million acres burn for first time since 2010

...hasn't materialized into what some feared in spite of ripe fire conditions much of this summer.The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center, or AICC, a partnership of state and federal resource management agencies, reported that 595 fires...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-09/more-million-acres-burn-first-time-2010
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Hot and very dry weather spreads interior Alaska fires

...community and the South Bank state homestead area. Both are west of Delta Junction and south of the Tanana.Alaska Interagency Coordination Center spokesman Jim Schwarber told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that "individual protection" might mean...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-08-16/hot-and-very-dry-weather-spreads-interior-ala
Flight shows fire half as big as was believed

...while cooler temperatures and lighter winds were expected to help firefighters control the blaze.The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center issued the watch for those living from Mile 14 to Mile 32 of Chena Hot Springs Road.Officials say those...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-05/flight-shows-fire-half-big-was-believed
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Alaska Digest

...snowfall was close to average this year, the quick snowmelt compounded the likelihood of forest fires. The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center reports 112 fires statewide have burned 8,212 acres already this year. Ninety-nine percent of forest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052505/sta_20050525019.shtml
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State Briefs

...000 acres by Saturday. The fire was burning within a couple of miles of a small subdivision, said the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center. Crews were being withdrawn from a fire near Kalskag that started in the village dump and scorched about...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052602/sta_stbriefs.shtml
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State Briefs

...Buist said. The fire was blamed on a smoldering burn pile that spread into the woods, according to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center. Light earthquake jolts Kodiak Island ANCHORAGE - A light earthquake struck Kodiak Island on Tuesday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052803/sta_briefs.shtml
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State Briefs

...Albert Creek fire near Central. Nine new fires - seven caused by lightning - were reported Monday to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center. Eight of the 30 wildfires burning in Alaska were being fought and the others were monitored, officials...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062503/sta_briefs.shtml
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State Briefs

...this week closed the Dalton Highway, continued to burn in a limited suppression area Wednesday. The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center said the fire grew 42,000 acres over two days and is now up to 91,000 acres.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062703/sta_briefs.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...Chena Hot Springs resort, but it is not considered threatened, said Sarah Gallup, a spokeswoman for the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center. Sprinklers were keeping the roofs wet and a 15-foot-wide clearcut surrounds the property. Cooler...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070404/sta_akdigest.shtml
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