Fairbanks North Star Borough advises residents to receive mobile wildfire alerts

(Courtesy Fairbanks North Star Borough)
(Courtesy Fairbanks North Star Borough)(Fairbanks North Star Borough)
Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 4:41 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - As wildfire season continues in the Interior, the Fairbanks North Star Borough is encouraging residents to sign up for wildfire alerts.

In a press release, the borough encouraged people to pay attention to official information sources, and always be prepared in case an evacuation is necessary.

To sign up for these updates, residents can text “FNSB2021Wildfire” to 226787.

More fire and weather information is available at the Bureau of Land Management website.

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