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Volunteers build boxes for displaced sled dogs in Willow

...sled dogs displaced by the Sockeye Fire in Willow.About 25 people gathered at the Ester Fire...Crawford said she was inspired to help the many Willow mushers who were affected by the fire."The Willow area is home to a lot of mushers - both Iditarod...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/volunteers-build-boxes-displaced-sled-d
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State charges two with starting wildfire

...misdemeanor charges against a pair of Anchorage residents for allegedly causing a wildfire that destroyed 55 homes north of Willow last month.Greg Imig, 59, and Amy Dewitt, 42, were charged Monday in Palmer District Court, according to an email from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-14/state-charges-two-starting-wildfire
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Willow fire prompts evacuation of homes

...the evacuation of about 10 homes near Willow.The fire was called in at 1:15 p...It's got a little bit of wind on it."Willow is in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough...dubbed the Sockeye Fire for the avenue in Willow where the fire started and where the homes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-15/willow-fire-prompts-evacuation-homes
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Volunteers build new homes for Sockeye Fire victims

WILLOW - A group of volunteers is working to build...the Sockeye Fire.Krista Fee started the Willow Community Rebuild Project after learning...On Sunday, volunteers gathered at the Willow Community Center and began construction...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-06/volunteers-build-new-homes-sockeye-fire
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Volunteers build new homes for victims of Sockeye Fire

WILLOW - A group of volunteers is working to build...the Sockeye Fire.Krista Fee started the Willow Community Rebuild Project after learning...On Sunday, volunteers gathered at the Willow Community Center and began construction...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-07/volunteers-build-new-homes-victims-so
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UPDATED: Wildfire near Willow quickly grows, forces homes to evacuate

...chewed through forest and brush around Willow, in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough about...1,700 residential structures in the Willow area.More than 2,000 rural residents...dubbed the Sockeye Fire for the avenue in Willow where it started and where homes were...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-15/updated-wildfire-near-willow-quickly-gr
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Lightning sparks new wildfires in Southcentral

...their time and energy to a large fire in Willow, in the heart of sled dog country, and...they'll head to fires, Mowry said.In Willow, an unincorporated community spread out...2-acres fires at Montana Creek north of the Willow fire. Firefighters attacked from the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-18/lightning-sparks-new-wildfires-southcen
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Alaska gets help from Lower 48 states in fighting wildfires

...their time and energy to a large fire in Willow, in the heart of sled dog country, and...they'll head to fires, Mowry said.In Willow, an unincorporated community spread out...2-acre fires at Montana Creek north of the Willow fire. Firefighters attacked from the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-19/alaska-gets-help-lower-48-states-fighti
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Wildfires flare up in the Interior

...2 square miles.The other fire, which burned 26 homes in Willow, is 79 percent contained. That fire occurred in the heart...Race officials announced that donations could be sent to the Willow Dog Mushers Association to help affected mushers.As of Monday...

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

...said. "As your resources get stretched thinner, your initial attack response sort of suffers."A large wildfire in the Willow area north of Anchorage, the heart of Alaska's dog mushing community, was 15 percent contained Saturday. The fire spanned...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-22/dozens-new-wildfires-stretch-crews-thin
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