Stetson Creek Fire
Acres: 212 Containment: 80%
Today’s objectives: All crews are on the fire today for mop-up, rehabilitation of the line and removing surplus equipment. On Sunday, June 28, the Chugach National Forest will assume management of the fire.
Juneau Lake Fire
Acres: 580 Containment: 80%
Today’s objectives: The fire will be monitored from the air if weather conditions allow for a fly-over. Minimal fire growth is expected during the next 24 hours. Management of the fire will be turned over to the Chugach National Forest on Sunday.
Resources: 114 personnel are on the Stetson Creek Fire today. Assigned to the two fires are two 20-person crews, an 18-person module, 3 helicopter support, 18 team and 15 miscellaneous and overhead staff, and one type 3 helicopter.
Injuries: One firefighter sustained minor injuries due to an encounter with a bear. He received treatment for animal bites.
Weather: Saturday, June 27– Cloudier and more moist conditions will remain through Sunday afternoon. Rain will become less persistent Saturday evening and Sunday morning. High of 58F today, Rh 72%, east winds 4-7mph increasing to 6-11mph in the afternoon.
Closures: Burning closures are in effect for all of the Kenai Peninsula. No open burning or campfires are allowed.
Campground/Cabin Status: Cooper Creek South campground reopened Friday, June 26. Today, Saturday, June 27, three of four Juneau Lake recreational use cabins reopen: Romig, Trout Lake and Swan. The Juneau Lake cabin remains closed for monitoring needs until adequate rain falls in the area.
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