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.
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