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...fire is two miles north of Venetie, a village of about 200 people about 160 miles north of Fairbanks, said fire information spokesman Tom Kempton. A fire line has been built around the village, and pumps and hoses have been placed in the nearby...

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Photo: Blazing toward a record

...short of being the third-worst fire season since 1950, fire managers said Thursday. Fanned by a long stretch of dry hot weather, fires throughout the state have burned 3,173,218 acres, said fire information spokesman Chris Rogers.

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Alaska Digest

...state have burned 3,173,218 acres, said fire information spokesman Chris Rogers. The third-worst fire season...in the north and east flanks, according to fire information spokesman Bert Plante. "It's mostly backcountry there...

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Evacuation urged for 80 Interior homes

...said Jeremy Pris, a fire information spokesman. The northwest corner...said Jeremy Pris, a fire information spokesman. The northwest corner...conditions a bit, said fire information spokesman Kevin Koechlein. "But...

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Warmer weather could kick up fires again

...hot weather. "It's bright and sunny in Fairbanks today and rapidly drying out," said Pete Buist, a fire information spokesman. "We're kind of in a time out, but it's a time to be extra vigilant. I've seen similar breaks like...

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Alaska Digest

...residents went to neighboring communities, officials said. An uninhabited cabin burned, said Steve McCombs, a fire information spokesman. About 330 miles to the northwest, another escaped dump fire was being blamed for a 60-acre blaze near the...

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Alaska Digest

...active, fire officials said. Winds were in the 15- to 20-mph range, gusting to 25 miles, according to fire information spokesman Bernie Pineda. Temperatures were expected to approach 80 degrees, he said. The fire, which was 43 percent...

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Fire crews face increasingly dry conditions in the Interior

...Complex fire northeast of Fairbanks continued to torch in places, sending up thick columns of smoke, said fire information spokesman Ted Pettis. Firefighters worked on reinforcing lines to ward off the 44,000-acre Bolgen fire about three...

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Alaska wildfire season off to big start

...Delta Junction, the 14,000-acre Gilles Creek fire has led to a halt in operations of the Pogo gold mine. Fire information spokesman Tom Lavagnino said the mine is about 50 miles away, but its electricity has been shut off as a safety precaution...

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