Fire in Delta, Some Residents Asked to Evacuate

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Wild fire season in the interior is officially underway, and residents in Delta Junction are encouraged to prepare to evacuate.
While the Alaska division of forestry says some small fires have been reported - a wildfire in delta junction is now requiring a significant response for the first time this season.
Earlier this afternoon - high winds caused a tree to fall onto a power line in delta- sparking a fire which has since grown to about 30 acres.
Forestry officials say the fire is located near the Tanana Loop extension road in Delta Junction.
According to the City of Delta Junction Facebook page - fire departments are asking residents living on tanana loop extension to gather belongings and prepare to evacuate to the community center at 2287 deborah street - where the door will be unlocked.