Until 2015, tundra fires in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta were small and infrequent. That changed suddenly seven years ago.
State and federal agencies are sending some crews home, but officials warn that the fires could come roaring back after a day or two of dry, warm weather.
Denali Borough Mayor Clay Walker says a preliminary report lists 15 affected properties.
Over 2.6 million acres have burned so far this season, and there are more than 250 active fires across the state.
The fire made a run in the Kobe Road area on Wednesday, prompting officials to urge any residents remaining to “leave now.”
Equipment for exploration was stored at the camp.
No one was at the site when the fire burned through the area.
More than 1,000 firefighters are working in Alaska as more than 225 active wildfires burn.
Thousands of lightning strikes were again detected across a wide area, from South Central to the Interior and Northern Alaska.