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After Funny River, fire academy faces axe

...the devastating, weeks-long Funny River Fire just months behind Alaskans...Peter Micciche represents the Funny River area on the Kenai Peninsula. He...all over the state) during the Funny River Fire," he said. "They're amazing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/after-funny-river-fire-academy-faces-ax
State | AK legislature
Major companies in talks with state drone program

...impact the unmanned aircraft program.After running a series of unmanned aircraft missions in 2014, including aiding Funny River firefighting during the summer by identifying blaze hotspots from above, one of the goals for 2015 is building a larger...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-12/major-companies-talks-state-drone-progr
State | AK legislature
Community volunteers search for missing family

...a volunteer-led search. Covey, who organized the Funny River Help and Community Resource, approached Kenai police...interested in helping with the search can contact the Funny River Fire Help and Community Resource or Findthemissing Alaskafour...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-29/community-volunteers-search-missing-fam
State
Rain, cool temps slow wildfire growth

...rain have allowed firefighters on the 286-square mile Funny River Fire to go on the offensive, a spokesman said Wednesday...fire were to be released and could be shifted to the Funny River fire, officials said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-29/rain-cool-temps-slow-wildfire-growth
State
Alaska wildfire grows to 193 square miles

...Sunday, fire officials said.The Funny River Fire threatens about 150 cabins...comparison, as of Sunday morning, the Funny River Fire was larger than Seattle...firefighters are assigned to the Funny River Fire, which is the most active...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-26/alaska-wildfire-grows-193-square-miles
State
Residents prepare to evacuate as fire grows

...planes arrived Thursday to fight the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire that inched...slash piles, directed traffic on Funny River Road and the Sterling Highway and...fast, tooNews travels fast in Funny River, where word of an informational...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-25/residents-prepare-evacuate-fire-grows
State
Wildfires grow in southcentral Alaska

...Incident Management officials said the Funny River Fire grew from 7,000 acres to...human-caused fire began Monday south of Funny River Road. Winds spread flames 10 miles...where flames threatened to jump Funny River Road and endanger the communities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-22/wildfires-grow-southcentral-alaska
State
Firefighters keep Tyonek blaze away from oil and gas facilities; Interior fire moves away from TAPS

...crude oil storage tanks at the Granite Point production facility on Cook Inlet's west side.Meanwhile, the large Funny River fire now covering more than 60,000 acres on the Kenai Peninsula is also being battled but so far is not close to oil...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-23/firefighters-keep-tyonek-blaze-away-oil
State
First light rain falls on Kenai Peninsula fire

...welcome change from 30 mph winds the day before.The Funny River Fire reached 284 square miles Tuesday, but it was no...on Memorial Day pushed the fire toward homes south of Funny River Road and property near the Kenai River known as Kenai...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-28/first-light-rain-falls-kenai-peninsula-
State
Community bands together for evacuees

...Memorial Days helping evacuees of the Funny River Road wildfire.The American Red...residents, who were evacuated from the Funny River area Sunday afternoon.A second...Soldotna shelter is primarily for Funny River Road area evacuees while the Sterling...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-28/community-bands-together-evacuees
State

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