A smoke column is currently building and is visible from Sterling. The main body of this portion of the fire is 1.5 miles south of Sterling Highway. Fixed wing aircraft have been used on this area of the fire today, conducting multiple water scooper drops to keep this portion of the fire in check. Ground fire is currently visible along Sterling Highway on the western portion of the fire. The fire is active with trees torching within the fire perimeter.
Categories: AK Fire Info