ANCHORAGE -

Alaska fire managers are urging hunters to use caution with campfires and other possible triggers of wildfires, such as motorized equipment.

The message comes after firefighters responded Wednesday to a small blaze northeast of Palmer. Officials say firefighters were working to extinguish the fire on Thursday, but they add it did not pose a threat.

The cause of the nearly 3-acre fire east of Chickaloon is under investigation, but officials say the blaze appears to be hunting-related and human-caused. Officials say the fire was likely left unattended by sheep hunters, based on its location in the mountains.

Officials remind people that the possibility of wildfires still exists, even though the fire danger is low around much of Alaska because of wet conditions this summer.