Prescribed burns to reduce fire risk

Posted: Thursday, September 17, 2009

FAIRBANKS - The Alaska Division of Forestry plans several prescribed burns near Fairbanks to reduce the risk of wildfires.

The burns will take place during the next several weeks, depending on the weather.

Foresters plan to burn about 1,200 acres in the Little Chena River drainage area, 200 acres along Old Murphy Dome Road and 100 acres in the Goldstream Valley.

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