Moose Mountain fire update

Heather Bryant / Sun Star Reporter
May 25, 2011

As of May 25, there are 331 people working on the Moose Mountain fire according to press release by Rob Allen, the incident commander. The fire reached 941 acres in size over the weekend. Recent rain in the area has helped reduce smoldering.  The fire threat is high around the state, with warm temperatures, low winds and little precipitation. There are currently 19 active fires around wildfires in Alaska.

You can see a map of active fires at the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center.

Click for larger version. Map courtesy Alaska Interagency Incident Management.

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