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AK wildfire burns near wildlife refuge

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At last check, the Funny River Fire was 20 percent contained. (Source: KTUU/CNN) At last check, the Funny River Fire was 20 percent contained. (Source: KTUU/CNN)

ANCHORAGE, AK (KTUU/CNN) - The Funny River Fire has burned more than 140,000 acres in Alaska.

It has been raging for nearly a week in Soldotna, south of Anchorage.

On Sunday, officials have asked people to evacuate a thousand buildings near the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

At last check, the fire was 20 percent contained.

The cause, suspected to be human, is still being investigated.

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