Aerial view of the Minto Lakes Fire from July 17, 2022 Photo by CIIMT 14 Logistics Chief L. Dirk – while enroute to Rampart.
Incident Commander Jerry McGowan and division Luis Dozal check on the progress of the suppression repair.
Suppression repair continues on the re-opened dozer line put in place to protect the communities of Himilaya and Hayes Creek. Photo USFS Luis Dozel
Incident meteorologist, Brent Bower, took this as the weather system was developing, prior to the rain we received through the evening and into today.
DNR Camp Crew 20 (George Captain Operator, Lee Captain, Banding and Crew Boss Karl David) rolling hose used on the Minto Lakes Fire, photo by Ken Kempter USFS
Suppression repair action are beginning on the Minto Lakes Fire, photo by Luis Dozal USFS
View of a type 2 helicopter loading water from the Chatanika River with the crew spike camp in the foreground. USFS Picture
Minto Lakes Fire interior burning conditions – USFS Picture
Local airboat drivers and boats assisting the crews logistically
Crews putting in pumps along the Chatanika river to assist in extinguishing spots and heat.