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May 26, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Alaska wildfire now covers nearly 248 square miles

The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — A massive, wind-whipped wildfire in Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula is growing after evacuation orders were issued, but fire managers are hoping rains forecast for Tuesday will help crews gain a handle on the blaze. The Funny River Fire covered nearly 248 square miles as of Monday morning and was 30 percent contained. Fire-management team…


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