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Burning Alaska

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Alaska is often thought of as a frozen tundra. But during the long days of summer, temperatures can climb into the upper nineties, and a dry spell can set the countryside ablaze.

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Worry runs high as an out-of-control wildfire heads straight for Fairbanks, Alaska's second-biggest city. As night falls, evacuating the dangerous area of all residents proves to be a more challenging task than expected.