Photo: Fighting fire with fire

Posted: Monday, July 26, 2004


estry and firefighting personnel watch the Poker Mountain burnout last week from the Poker Flat Research Range about 30 miles northeast of Fairbanks. The burnout is an effort to create a fire-break between the Boundary fire and the Haystack Subdivision. The Boundary fire started from a lightning strike June 13 and has burned 485,000 acres.

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