FAIRBANKS, Alaska—About 100 firefighters from Alaska are heading to Colorado to help fight wildfires there.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://is.gd/tSszS9) Alaska was able to help out because of lighter-than-usual fire season so far this summer.
There's two wildfires currently burning in Interior Alaska. Just over 110 firefighters continue to work the Allakaket fire, which has burned about 2,700 acres 180 miles northwest of Fairbanks. Four other fire crews were released from the fire over the weekend.
The other is the Bear Creek Fire, which has burned about 8,500 acres 13 miles southwest of Anderson.