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  1. Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Erie Times News

    In this May 25, 2014 file photo, Central Emergency Services firefighter Dan Jensen maneuvers a hose into position to fight a portion of a wildfire in the Funny River community of Soldotna, Alaska. Wildfires are blistering Alaska forests with increasing frequency and intensity and forest managers and climate scientists are trying to explain why and predict what's next.

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  2. Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Albany Times Union

    In this May 25, 2014 file photo, Central Emergency Services firefighter Dan Jensen maneuvers a hose into position to fight a portion of a wildfire in the Funny River community of Soldotna, Alaska. Wildfires are blistering Alaska forests with increasing frequency and intensity and forest managers and climate scientists are trying to explain why and predict what's next.

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  3. Card Street command team initiates controlled burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... yet," is near the boat launch on Skilak Lake and stretches down along the Kenai River to the area where the Funny River Horse Trail Fire burned last year, Alexandrou said. Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Sarah Foster said the area ...

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  4. Card Street fire is 25 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Homer Tribune

    ... continue to smoke for some time to come, Foster said. "We may have smoke coming out until it rains or snows. The Funny River (fire) still has heat in it. The mild winter last year means there wasn't the type of moisture it needs to completely ...

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  5. Central peninsula rallies in wake of fireRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Homer News

    ... Sterling subdivisions off Feuding Lane to Sterling Highway, and from Kenai Keys to the Kenai River as well as Funny River subdivisions off of Salmon Run Drive to the end of Fisherman's Road and Dow Island. People who follow the recommendation might ...

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  6. Evacuation order lifted even as big Kenai Peninsula fire continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Though the biggest fire now burning on the Kenai Peninsula has tripled in size, favorable winds and intensive firefighting efforts have allowed emergency managers to lift the evacuation order for Funny River subdivisions on the river's southern bank. The Sterling evacuation on the northern side of the river remains in effect.

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  7. [Breaking] Card Street grows; new teams arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... of Emergency Management has announced via email that the evacuation recommendation has been lifted for the Funny River subdivisions at the end of Salmon Run Drive to the end of Fisherman's Road and Dow Island. The email urges residents to use ...

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  8. Card Street Fire advancesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Homer News

    ... Caffyn Avenue, and Anetta Street. Feuding Lane to Sterling Highway and Kenai Keys to the Kenai River as well as Funny River subdivisions off of Salmon Run Drive to the end of Fisherman's Road and Dow Island are also under recommended evacuation, ...

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  9. Card Street Fire grows to 3,000 acres; moves away from residential areas along riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... structures in eastern Sterling, three of them houses. Hot spots appeared across the Kenai River in last year's Funny River Fire burn area Tuesday, but crews have been able to contain them. Air tankers continue to dump retardant as a barrier between ...

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  10. Bird Homestead Golf ReportRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... help you enjoy this great weather we are having. Bird Homestead golf course is all the way out on mile 11.8 on Funny River road. The drive is beautiful and well worth it. We enjoy meeting all ranges of golfers, new golfers, young golfers, ...

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  11. Card Street Fire 5 Percent ContainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | APRN

    ... structures in eastern Sterling, three of them houses. Hot spots appeared across the Kenai River in last year's Funny River Fire burn area Tuesday, but crews have been able to contain them. Air tankers continue to dump retardant as a barrier between ...

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  12. Firefighters stretched thin with additional fires on Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Card Street blaze loomed over the neighborhood. The neighborhood was similarly threatened by last year's Funny River fire, and it appears homeowners learned valuable lessons from that blaze. Tuesday night, hoses snaked across yards in the ...

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  13. Community rallies in wake of fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Sterling subdivisions off Feuding Lane to Sterling Highway, and from Kenai Keys to the Kenai River as well as Funny River subdivisions off of Salmon Run Drive to the end of Fisherman's Road and Dow Island. People who follow the recommendation might ...

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  14. Up close: Residents tend to their threatened homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... not going to sugarcoat it - we have 10 more days of this." Anderson compared the Card Street fire to last year's Funny River Horse Trail fire, saying there is a major, and dangerous, difference between them. Last year's fire spread so quickly and ...

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  15. Card Street Fire advances during second day of blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Caffyn Avenue, and Anetta Street. Feuding Lane to Sterling Highway and Kenai Keys to the Kenai River as well as Funny River subdivisions off of Salmon Run

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  16. Card Street fire grows to 1,800 acres; Skilak campground evacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... for Sterling subdivisions off Feuding Lane to Sterling Highway and Kenai Keys to the Kenai River as well as Funny River subdivisions off of Salmon Run Drive to the end of Fisherman's Road and Dow Island, according to the borough website. Fire ...

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  17. Fires to the north keep emergency personnel on high alertRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Homer Tribune

    ... By late evening, it also crossed to the south side of the Kenai River, running in the opposite direction the Funny River fire went last year. Emergency evacuation shelters have been set up at the Sterling Community Center and Soldotna Sports ...

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  18. Card Street fire grows to 1,500 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... for Sterling subdivisions off Feuding Lane to Sterling Highway and Kenai Keys to the Kenai River as well as Funny River subdivisions off of Salmon Run Drive to the end of Fisherman's Road and Dow Island, according to the borough website. Fire ...

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  19. Hot Shot Fire Crews Expected in Kenai TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | APRN

    Division of Forestry spokesperson Terry Anderson says the fire slowed down a bit in the early morning hours after rapidly growing to more than 1,200 acres. To the south and east, the fire is burning into territory that was burned during last year's Funny River Fire.

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  20. Card Street Fire Grows On Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | APRN

    ... and it is in an urban interface. [There's] way more urban interface involved than with the experience with the Funny River Fire," she said. "It started north, up by Aspen Lane and Cottonwood Lane areas, adjacent to Feuding lane and has burned to the ...

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