Tag Archives: 100 Mile Creek Fire

Heavy rainfall reduces threat of spread on the 100 Mile Creek Fire

June 20, 2014 10:00 a.m. 100 Mile Creek Fire received over 3.0” of rain in the past 48 hrs. This has substantially reduced the threat of the fire spreading into areas of concern. Crews continued to mop up to the 500’ standard to strengthen the north line against future fire behavior caused by Chinook wind […]

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Plans to transfer command on 100 Mile Creek Fire tomorrow

June 19, 2014 9:30 a.m. Delta Junction – Temperatures in the low 40’s came to the Delta area and significant rainfall was received on the 100 Mile Creek fire most of the day on Wednesday and into this morning.   By 8 a.m. the north end of the fire got 2.54 inches, while 1.81 inches fell […]

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100 Mile Creek Fire receives rain

June 18, 2014 9:00 a.m. Delta Junction – Fire fighters on the 100 Mile Creek fire experienced another day of dry windy weather Monday, but all control lines held.  There was no fire growth; the fire remains at 23,270 acres. Air operations Monday were devoted to back-haul of equipment and moving several crews back into […]

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Control lines held against severe wind on the 100 Mile Creek Fire

June 17, 2014 9:30 a.m. Delta Junction – A low pressure system in the Gulf of Alaska brought winds from the south, gusting to 40 mph, over the 100 Mile Creek Fire early Monday afternoon.  These winds were anticipated and caused a Red Flag Warning to be issued by the National Weather Service earlier in […]

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Fire fighters have two Red Flag “situations” to deal with today at the 100 Mile Creek fire

June 16, 2014 8:45 a.m. Delta Junction – Firefighters have two Red Flag “situations” to deal with today at the 100 Mile Creek fire 70 miles southeast of Fairbanks. Noting dryer weather and a predicted increase in wind speed, the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning from noon until midnight today.  A […]

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Firefighters take advantage of the weather on the 100 Mile Creek Fire

June 15, 2014 10:00 a.m. Delta Junction – The north end of the 100 Mile Creek fire received less rainfall than the remainder of the fire perimeter late Saturday.  Sunny skies, warm temperatures and some wind earlier in the day allowed for a bit of fire movement, but that expansion was not in a critical […]

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Scattered showers over much of the 100 Mile Creek Fire

June 14, 2014 9:15 AM Delta Junction – Scattered showers over much of the 100 Mile Creek fire proved to be a mixed blessing on Friday and into Saturday morning.  The moisture and cool, cloudy weather curtailed fire behavior and allowed crews to continue working diligently to strengthen control lines.  At the northeast corner of […]

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Additional crews arrived on the 100 Mile Creek Fire today

June 13, 2014 @ 11:00 AM Warmer weather increased fire activity on the 100 Mile Creek Fire yesterday. Firefighters continue to secure the northern edge of the fire utilizing helicopters and CL-215’s. Additional crews arrived on the fire today and new remote camps have been established near the fire perimeter. The official “containment” figure for […]

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Crews made significant progress on 100 Mile Creek Fire

June 12, 2014 10:30 AM Crews took advantage of the cooler weather yesterday and made significant progress on 100 Mile Creek Fire. The fire is currently 50% contained. Warmer and drier weather is expected this afternoon and into the weekend. Firefighters are preparing for gusty winds from the south today that could increase fire behavior […]

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Transfer of command to the Alaska Type 1 Team – 100 Mile Creek Fire

June 11, 2014 10:00 AM There is a community meeting tonight at 6 PM at the Delta Community Center. The Alaska Type 1 Incident Management Team will be presenting current fire information about the 100 Mile Creek Fire. The 100 Mile Creek Fire is located 20 miles southwest of Big Delta, Alaska.  The area of […]

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