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Enough firefighters, say Forestry managers

Alaska's wildland firefighters have been stretched thin this summer, but the Alaska Division of Forestry and the Bureau of Land Management's Alaska Fire Service each say they're not accepting any more applications for new hires...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/enough-firefighters-say-forestry-manage
State
Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...predict what's next."Fire seasons seem to be starting earlier and lasting longer," said Tim Mowry, a state Division of Forestry spokesman.A common factor associated with the increase - which doesn't bode well for 2015 or beyond - is warm...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-25/wildfires-blister-alaska-increased-freq
State
Wildfires flare up in the Interior

...visibility along the Alaska Highway to the Canada border, fire officials said.Jim Schwarber with the Alaska Division of Forestry said sprinklers have been set up near the threatened cabins in case the fire approaches closer, but because the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-23/wildfires-flare-interior
State
Dozens of new wildfires stretch crews thin

...lightning strikes from Friday night to Saturday morning, which is the most the state has seen this year, said Alaska Division of Forestry spokesman Tim Mowry. Many of the new fires were north and west of Fairbanks, in areas that tend to be hotter...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-22/dozens-new-wildfires-stretch-crews-thin
State
Alaska gets help from Lower 48 states in fighting wildfires

...don't get big and expensive," Pete Buist, a state Division of Forestry spokesman, said from the Alaska Interagency Coordination...additional smokejumpers also are flying north, said Division of Forestry spokesman Tim Mowry.Four water-scooping aircraft...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-19/alaska-gets-help-lower-48-states-fighti
State
Lightning sparks new wildfires in Southcentral

...big and expensive," said Pete Buist, a state Division of Forestry spokesman, from the Alaska Interagency Coordination...additional smokejumpers also are flying north, said Division of Forestry spokesman Tim Mowry.Four water-scooping aircraft...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-18/lightning-sparks-new-wildfires-southcen
State
Reinforcements scheduled for Alaska wildfires

...communities," Tim Mowry, a spokesman for the Alaska Division of Forestry and Alaska Interagency Coordination Center, said...Sterling. Six structures were destroyed, said state Division of Forestry spokesman Andy Alexandrou, but he had no details...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-17/forecast-has-crews-battling-willow-fire
State
Card Street Fire spreads in Sterling

...continue to support Alaska Division of Forestry with suppression efforts on...information officer for the Alaska Division of Forestry, said a total of six structures...Emergency Management Dan Nelson.Division of Forestry Public Information Officer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-16/card-street-fire-spreads-sterling
State
Willow fire prompts evacuation of homes

...Kenai.Three water-scooping aircraft were due to arrive from Fairbanks.On the ground, firefighters from the Division of Forestry were battling the blaze. Three 20-member crews from Kenai, Palmer and Fairbanks also were headed for the fire...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-15/willow-fire-prompts-evacuation-homes
State
Officials: Be fire safe this Memorial Day weekend

...firefighting costs incurred by the state or federal governments.For burn permit information, call your local Division of Forestry office or visit the DOF website at http://forestry.alaska.gov/burn. For statewide fire information...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/officials-be-fire-safe-memorial-day-
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