Wildfire burning in Chena River State Rec Area near South Fork Chena River

Map of Nugget Creek Fire south of 30 mile Chena Hot Springs Road on June 21, 2019.
Map of Nugget Creek burning south of 30 mile Chena Hot Springs Road on June 21, 2019.

There is a new wildfire burning near Mile 30 Chena Hot Springs Road and smoke is visible from the community of Pleasant Valley and along Chena Hot Springs Road.

The Nugget Creek Fire (#323) is located a little over 2 miles south of Chena Hot Springs Road on the south side of the Chena River and east of the South Fork Chena River. As of 9 p.m. it was estimated at 150 acres and is burning in black spruce.

The fire is burning in a Limited protection area within the Chena River State Recreation Area with no resources threatened and no suppression action is being taken at this time.

Map of Nugget Creek Fire south of 30 mile Chena Hot Springs Road on June 21, 2019.

Map of Nugget Creek burning south of 30 mile Chena Hot Springs Road on June 21, 2019. For a downloadable PDF version of the map go to Nugget Creek_Fire PDF map June 21.

About Alaska Division of Forestry

Alaska Division of Forestry website: http://forestry.alaska.gov/ Mission: The Alaska Division of Forestry proudly serves Alaskans through forest management and wildland fire protection. The Wildland Fire and Aviation Program provides safe, cost-effective and efficient fire protection services and related fire and aviation management activities to protect human life and values on State, private and municipal lands. The wildland fire program cooperates with other wildland fire agencies on a statewide, interagency basis.

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