Archive | July, 2015

Tanana Area Fire updates, July 26

Tanana Area Fire Facts at a Glance TOTAL ACRES: 489,673 Cause: Lightning Spicer Creek (4 mi. N Tanana) ~ 178,779 acres; Harper Bend (6 mi. SE Tanana) ~43,270 acres Moose Point (~55 mi. W Tanana) ~26,600 acres Kokrine (~50 mi. W Tanana) ~4,811 acres; Bering Creek (37 mi. SW Tanana) ~236,213 acres NOTE: Hay Slough […]

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Lightning Ignites Wildfire at Kobuk Valley National Park

For Immediate Release – July 25, 2015 Linda Jeschke – 907-442-8321 or Michelle Fidler -907-644-3418 Kotzebue, Alaska – The lightning-ignited Salmon River Fire was reported by a member of the public around 5 pm on July 23, 2015. As of July 24th the fire is estimated to be approximately 43 acres. It is located in […]

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Tanana Area Fires update, July 25

Saturday, 07/25/2015, 9:00a.m. TOTAL ACRES: 489,289 Spicer Creek (4 mi. N Tanana) ~ 178,395 acres; Harper Bend (6 mi. SE Tanana) ~43,270 acres Moose Point (~55 mi. W Tanana) ~26,600 acres Kokrine (~50 mi. W Tanana) ~4,811 acres; Bering Creek (37 mi. SW Tanana) ~236,213 acres NOTE: Hay Slough Fire information available from Echeverria’s IMT […]

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Tanana Area Fires Update; July 24

Tanana Area Fire Facts at a Glance TOTAL ACRES: 489,174 Spicer Creek (4 mi. N Tanana) ~ 178,395 acres Harper Bend (6 mi. SE Tanana) ~ 43,270 acres Moose Point (~55 mi. W Tanana) ~ 26,600 acres Kokrine (~50 mi. W Tanana) ~ 4,811 acres Bering Creek (37 mi. SW Tanana) ~ 236,098 acres Note: […]

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Lightning-Ignited Wildfires at Bering Land Bridge National Preserve

For Immediate Release – July 24, 2015 Michelle Fidler -907-644-3418 Lightning-Ignited Wildfires at Bering Land Bridge National Preserve NOME, Alaska – Lightning has ignited two wildfires at Bering Land Bridge National Preserve. The lightning-ignited Tallowpot Fire started on July 19, 2015.  The fire was located near the mouth of Placer Creek. The fire had grown […]

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Middle Yukon Fires/Ruby Area Fires Update; July 24

Contact: Public Information Officer: Mike Johnson Phone: 907-987-9838 *Note–we cannot access the voicemail What: Middle Yukon Fires/Ruby Area Fires Cause: Lightning Location: A series of fires are located near Ruby, Alaska on the Galena Fire Management Zone and the western end of the Tanana Zone. The major firefighting efforts at this time are concentrated on […]

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Delta Area fire Update; July 23

Delta Area Fire Update Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Fire Information Officer – 907-244-9376 HealyLakeFireInfo@gmail.com Hours of Operation: 7:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/ Follow us on Facebook: Healy Lake Fire 2015 Fire Information: Overview The Alaska Division of Forestry and The Alaska Fire Service are managing numerous fires around the Delta Junction area. Fire updates […]

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Middle Yukon Fires/Ruby Area Fires Update: July 23

Middle Yukon Fires/Ruby Area Fires Update Contact: Public Information Officer: Mike Johnson Phone: 907-987-9838     *Note–we cannot access the voicemail What: Middle Yukon Fires/Ruby Area Fires Cause: Lightning Location: A series of fires are located near Ruby, Alaska on the Galena Fire Management Zone and the western end of the Tanana Zone. The major […]

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Tanana Area Fires Update; July 23

Tanana Area Fires Update Tanana Area Fire Facts at a Glance TOTAL ACRES: 488,860 Spicer Creek (4 mi. N Tanana) ~ 178,395acres Harper Bend (6 mi. SE Tanana) ~ 43,270 acres Moose Point (~55 mi. W Tanana) ~ 26,414 acres Kokrine (~50 mi. W Tanana) ~ 4,811 acres Bering Creek (37 mi. SW Tanana) ~ […]

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Middle Yukon Fires/Ruby Area Fires Update; July 22

Middle Yukon Fires/Ruby Area Fires Update Contact: Public Information Officer: Mike Johnson Phone: 907-987-9838  *Note–we cannot access the voicemail What: Middle Yukon Fires/Ruby Area Fires Cause: Lightning Location: A series of fires are located near Ruby, Alaska on the Galena Fire Management Zone and the western end of the Tanana Zone. The major firefighting efforts […]

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