100 Mile Creek Fire stays in place

June 7, 2014 9:33 a.m.

The 100 Mile Creek Fire on Donnelly Training Area near Delta Junction remains at 9,400 acres. The fire behavior consisted of single-tree torching, creeping and smoldering. Military EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) team successfully detonated UXO (unexploded ordinance) and completed operations on the fire. Crews established themselves and initiated construction of indirect line to the North of the fire.  Crews continue to advance along the new northern perimeter, constructing fire-line, helispots and plumbing as they go.  Military personnel arrived at the Incident Command Post (ICP) in preparation of UAV operations in support of the fire. There are 235 personnel on the fire.

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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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