High, dry winds from the southwest could increase activity on the Funny River Horse Trail fire Friday afternoon. In a press release this morning, the Alaska Interagency Incident Management Type 2 Team now calculates the size of the fire as about 67,000 acres, still within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge south of Soldotna and east of Kasilof. A team of 374 firefighters, including crews from the Lower 48, have contained 15 percent of the fire on the northeast flank near Funny River Road.
Here is the latest:
• The Funny River fire is 67,084 acres;