Rabbitt Bartholomew status
- Apr 23, 2001
Alaska is headed for an epic fire season
Drought, heat, and lightning have sparked early blazes across the state.
"Alaska fire experts say the season has had an incredibly quick start, with fires driven by a severe drought, hot temperatures and an abundance of lightning strikes. More acreage burned in June than in the 2020 and 2021 Alaska fire seasons combined."