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Type: Unpublished Work
Author(s): Alaska Interagency Coordination Center
Publication Date: 2008

Fire season officially began on April 1st, and there had been 12 fire numbers issued by that time. The first fire number issued was a False Alarm on February 28th. The first actual fire that received a number was Mat-Su's Mothershead fire (#002) which was a 0.1 acre escaped debris burn on March 17th. Mat-Su's Friday Creek fire (#012) was the largest of the preseason fires, reaching 206 acres in size.

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Link to this document (1.2 MB; pdf)
Citation: Alaska Interagency Coordination Center. 2008. Alaska fire season 2008. 20 p.

Cataloging Information

  • fire reporting
  • fire season
  • fire size
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FRAMES Record Number: 12051