Increased activity on the 100 Mile Creek Fire

The 100 Mile Creek Fire located in the Donnelly Training Area near Delta Junction began on May 13. The fire was in monitor status.

Last night at 10:06 p.m., Delta Area Forestry reported visible smoke from the fire area. Aerial tankers responded. Moderate fire activity was observed from the air. The fire is burning in tundra, black spruce, and hardwood mix and backed up against the two- track road where hose lay is in place. The tankers worked the fire dropping two loads of water each on the fire.

The fire is now 140 acres; an increase of 25 acres. Additional resources will be assigned.

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The Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service (AFS) located at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, provides wildland fire suppression services for over 240 million acres of Department of the Interior and Native Corporation Lands in Alaska. In addition, AFS has other statewide responsibilities that include: interpretation of fire management policy; oversight of the BLM Alaska Aviation program; fuels management projects; and operating and maintaining advanced communication and computer systems such as the Alaska Lightning Detection System. AFS also maintains a National Incident Support Cache with over $15 million in inventory. The Alaska Fire Service provides wildland fire suppression services for America’s “Last Frontier” on an interagency basis with the State of Alaska Department of Natural Resources, USDA Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Military in Alaska.

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