Alaska wildfire grows to more than 21,000 acres: threatens homes
An Alaskan wildfire has now grown to 21,760 acres in size, and is currently threatening over two dozen homes in the area.
Over 170 firefighters are currently battling the blaze, which is about 225 miles northwest of Anchorage.
Two other wildfires are also burning in the interior, and are threatening cabins along the Kuskokwim and Takotna rivers.
A nearly 1,900-acre blaze is burning about 20 miles southeast of Sleetmute. And another covering about 3 acres is burning about 100 miles northwest of McGrath, near the Innoko Wildlife Refuge boundary.