State Wildfire Update

State Wildfire Update

Fire officials report on Wednesday, that the total fires burning in the state is now at 297. This total reflects three new fires. Included are 45 fires that are currently staffed and 250 fires that are currently being monitored. Staffed fires have burned approximately 461,734 acres thus far, while monitored fires have consumed 1,312,956 acres. […]

Troopers Arrest Nenana Man on Arson Charges for Fire There

Troopers Arrest Nenana Man on Arson Charges for Fire There

Troopers say via the trooper dispatch, that after an investigation of a structure fire by a Deputy State Fire Marshal in Nenana, the fire was ultimately deemed arson and a Nenana man was arrested on Sunday morning. At 5:36 pm on Friday, Alaska State Troopers responded to a structure fire near mile 315 of the Parks […]

Willow Sockeye Blaze Grows to 6,500 Acres

Willow Sockeye Blaze Grows to 6,500 Acres

A two-acre fire in the Willow area north of Anchorage that was first reported on Sunday afternoon has grown tremendously in size and is now an estimated 6,500 acres on Monday. The blaze has been dubbed the Sockeye Fire, named after the avenue in Willow where the fire was initially sparked. The fire was human-caused, […]

Massive Fire Breaks out in Downtown LA

Massive Fire Breaks out in Downtown LA

A massive fire broke out in the heart of downtown Los Angeles early Monday morning. Fire crews rushed to the gigantic blaze at the construction site of the 1.3 million-square-foot, seven-story Di Vinci Complex at 1:10 am. A spokesman for the fire department is calling the blaze “historic,” and a “career fire,” because of it unusually […]