Governor Dunleavy Travels To Swan Lake Fire To Thank Firefighters

first_imgThe fire is estimated at 77,732 acres with roughly 454 crew members and at currently at 14% containment primarily on that southern and southwestern edge of the fire. Hot and dry weather has continued to fuel the Swan Lake Fire, and continued smoke and record-breaking temperatures are predicted for the Fourth of July holiday week. The Swan Lake Fire was started by a lightning strike on June 5 in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Governor Mike Dunleavy traveled to the Swan Lake fire on the Kenai Peninsula on Monday to see first hand the impacts the 70,000+ acre wildfire is causing.Photo Credit: Governor Mike Dunleavy Facebook PageGovernor Dunleavy: “Thank you to the hundreds of firefighters from across Alaska and the lower 48 that are working to contain the fire and protect life and property.”center_img Dunleavy: “The weather has been dry and it’s heating up again. It’s a big fire, and we just wanted to  let those on the front lines and those behind the scenes that the state is behind them.” last_img

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