The fire is nearly seven miles long and almost a mile wide. Classic for a wind-driven fire. It is close to 2,500 acres. Air operations have ended for the day and crews will remain on the fire overnight. It is… Read More ›
Active Wildland Fire
Div. of Forestry photos Jim Butler photo looking from Soldotna.
Report of a fire 3 miles south of Soldotna airport along the Funny River Horse Trail. Helicopters are working with buckets. Kenai area forestry engines and the Chena Interagency Hotshot crew is on the scene.
Smokejumpers, forestry firefighters and retardent tankers are on their way to the villiage of Tyonek on the west side of the Cook Inlet where a wind driven fire near the airport is burning.