Alaska Parks Highway Fire (FM-2641)
Incident period: June 7, 2006 to June 25, 2006
Fire Management Assistance Declaration declared on June 8, 2006
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June 9, 2006
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Yesterday evening, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized the use of federal funds to help Alaska fight the Parks Highway (Tamarack) Fire burning south of Fairbanks, in the Yukon-Koyukuk REAA.