ROB ALLEN / Alaska Fire ServiceFire flares along the Steese Highway last weekend. As of Saturday, fires had burned about 2 million acres across Alaska so far this year. The Rex Creek Fire south of Fairbanks on Tuesday, August 4, 2009.
MIKE McMILLAN / Alaska Division of ForestryEvergreen International Aviation's B747 drops water and fire retardant on the east flank of the 422,447 acre Railbelt Complex fire near Nenana July 31, 2009. All these pictures and information were taken from Anchorage Daily News