Kindanina Lake Fire contained

June 10, 2014 7:39 a.m.

Personnel observed the 1.9 acre fire smoldering with some interior creeping. Lack of near by water sources and deep burning around the root systems of spruce and mixed hardwoods has slowed progress. the eight smokejumpers on the fire will continue to extinguish visible smokes, grid and cold trail for any remaining heat. The fire was called 100 percent contained at 8 p.m. Demobilization of resources is expected on June 11. The Kindanina Lake Fire is located 19 miles south of Manley Hot Springs began on June 8.

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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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