Tag Archives: Anchorage

Alaska Officials Close Forest Areas as Wildfire Approaches

Anchorage air quality was listed as “unhealthy”     ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska officials have closed some forest lands to all uses as a wildfire approached the Chugach National Forest. The Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday that smoke from ...

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No Lost Structures in Anchorage Brush Fire

Temporary evacuations for fire near Anchorage     ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Firefighters from Oregon and Alaska continue to work a wildfire that sent a large plume of smoke over Alaska’s largest city. The fire was at 30 percent contained ...

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Fire Causes Temporary Evacuations in Alaska’s Largest City

Fire was 80 percent contained within two hours     ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire caused some temporary evacuations Tuesday in Alaska’s largest city. The fire created a large plume of smoke those rose over Anchorage and ...

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