Tetlin fire estimated smaller than previously thought, still burning near Tok

The Tetlin River Fire, south of Tok, is now estimated at 818 acres …that’s nearly 200 acres smaller than previously thought.

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Officials from the Alaska Division of Forestry say the adjustment is due to
improved mapping of the fire’s perimeter.

Crews Wednesday continued mop-up operations on the blaze,
focusing on hotspots and putting in containment lines.

Nearly 300 personnel are still working the fire.

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