A Type 3 Incident Management Team from the Southern Area will take command of the Poorman Complex on Sunday, July 3, at 7 a.m. The incident commander will be Mitch Keltron. The complex consists of the Donut Fire (#335), Camp Creek Fire (#352), and Sunset Fire (#369).
All three fires were lightning caused and are located in limited suppression areas of the Galena and Tanana Zones.
- Donut Fire (#335): Current estimated acreage is 29,752 with four Smokejumpers assigned. Firefighters are monitoring the fire’s movement with the nearest cabin approximately half a mile away.
- Camp Creek Fire (#352): Current estimated acreage is 13,196 with eight Smokejumpers and the Baker River Hotshots assigned. Firefighters are assessing cabins and prepping structures as needed.
- Sunset Fire (#369): Current estimated acreage is 3,001 with four Smokejumpers assigned. Firefighters are monitoring conditions after a decrease in fire activity. Structure protection has been completed around one cabin.
Categories: Active Wildland Fire, AK Fire Info