Forest Service crew working on fire north of Juneau

A U.S. Forest Service crew of firefighters from Juneau are working on containing a 56-acre fire in Berner’s Bay, north of the city.

The Antler Fire started on May 31 at approximately 1 p.m. and the cause is under investigation. More firefighters are being dispatched from Juneau and Hoonah to assist in containing the fire. The fire is burning in a tidal flat area and does not pose an imminent threat to any persons or structures at this time.

For more information, contact the Tongass Public Affairs Officer at 907-228-6201 or paulrobbins@fs.fed.us.

The Antler Fire near Berner’s Bay north of Juneau burns in grass in a tidal flat area on Thursday, May 31. U.S. Forest Service personnel are working to suppress the fire. U.S. Forest Service photo



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