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Wildfires Threaten Thousands of California Homes

Up to 30,000 people evacuated from California towns threatened by Wildfires

Raging wildfires have prompted mandatory evacuations for residents of multiple towns and communities in California including Burns Canyon, Rimrock, Barton Flats, Seven Oaks, Ranbow Lane and Heart Bar, while a voluntary evacuation remained in place in Pioneertown, said fire officials. 327 more words

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Wildfires Burning Thousands of Acres in 8 States

Massive blazes burning from Alaska to Florida

Dozens of fires are burning tens of thousands of acres (hectares) across eight U.S. States—Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Montana, Minnesota, New Mexico and Washington . 113 more words

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Campfires prohibited in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

Past and prevailing weather conditions have caused extremely dry conditions in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. Park officials have determined that it is necessary to prohibit the use of all open fires and activities which unduly increase the fire danger. 171 more words

AK Fire Info

Sockeye Fire still estimated at 6,500 acres, evacuation advisory still in place

10:55 a.m. –

Here is the latest map of the evacuation area for the 6,500-acre Sockeye Fire near Willow. The evacuation area is from Miles 63 to 78 on the Parks Highway and extends two miles east of the highway and west to the Susitna River. 138 more words

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06/08/15: Good news everyone! I can do a post today!

And if you’re a “Futurama” fan, you just read the title in a different voice! Hopefully more people will get this than my “5th Element” reference on the Facebook page in regards to the… 665 more words

Wildland Fire Roundup for Monday, June 1st

12:00 p.m. – The weather picture around the state is decidedly mixed, with everything from snow and rain reported in parts of Northern Alaska and the Interior to Red Flag Warnings in portions of the Interior and Western Alaska. 392 more words

AK Fire Info

Fire Officials: Conditions Are Prime For Brush Fires

BOSTON (CBS) – The National Weather Service has issued another red flag warning Sunday. Fire officials say conditions are prime for brush fires.

It’s the third time a red flag warning has been issued this season, which means another day spent monitoring and triangulating the woods for brush fires from the Sudbury Fire Tower. 178 more words

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