Tag Archives: Back Yukon Slough Fire

Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Thursday, July 16

11 a.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Tuesday.   #363 West Fork: 66,593.1 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens Village 07/15 Wednesday: A reconnaissance flight reported the fire to be smoldering and 50 percent active on sides. An […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Saturday, July 4

Noon. A roundup of fires around the Yukon Flats that have updated information from Friday, July 3 #622 Marten Creek: 44 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Friday: Fire is 75% contained. There were six interior smokes reported at the end of shift Friday due to the warming and drying trend. […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Thursday, July 2

Noon update #622 Marten Creek: 27 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Wednesday: Firefighters made good progress Wednesday. Fire activity was minimal. Fire is 40% contained. Tuesday: Demobilized four smokejumpers as the Upper Yukon #1 Type 2 Crew arrived. Minimal fire fie behavior was reported. Monday: Six smokejumpers were deployed to […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Wednesday, July 1

Updated at noon #622 Marten Creek: 27 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Tuesday: Demobilized four smokejumpers as the Upper Yukon #1 Type 2 Crew arrived. Minimal fire behavior was reported. Monday: Six smokejumpers were deployed to the fire. Fire was observed to have increased in acreage and is 75% active […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Sunday, June 28

noon update #622 Marten Creek: 0.5 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Saturday: Fire remains in monitor staturs. Friday: Rosources requested for incident but unable to respond do to poor visibility. Another attempt will be made when conditions improve. Fire remains in monitor status. Thursday: No new update. Wednesday: The fire […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Saturday, June 27

Noon update #622 Marten Creek: 0.5 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Friday: Rosources requested for incident but unable to respond do to poor visibility. Another attempt will be made when conditions improve. Fire remains in monitor status. Thursday: No new update. Wednesday: The fire was reported by aircraft and has […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Friday, June 26

Noon update: #622 Marten Creek: 0.5 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Thursday: No new update. Wednesday: The fire was reported by aircraft and has been placed into monitor status. #608 Rainbow: 12,500 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24- 45 miles north of Chalkyitsik, 73 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Thursday: No […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Thursday, June 25

Noon update #622 Marten Creek: 0.5 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Wednesday: The fire was reported by aircraft and has been placed into monitor status. #608 Rainbow: 12,500 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24- 45 miles north of Chalkyitsik, 73 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Wednesday: Fire was reported by aircraft. […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup for Wednesday, June 24

Compiled at noon on Wednesday. #605 Christian River #3: 150 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/23-63 miles north of Fort Yukon Tuesday: Fire was reported by aircraft. It is burning in white spruce with 100% active perimeter. It has been placed into monitor status. #604 Christian River #2: 275 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/23-60 miles north […]

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Multiple new fires reported the last two days across Alaska

Wildland fire round up for Tuesday, June 16 8:00 p.m. — There were 10 new fires reported in Alaska on Monday. Alaska State Troopers were alerted to an acre of land burning in the area of Card Street, Feuding Lane and Aspen Avenue in Sterling. Kenai forestry was dispatched to the rapidly growing Card Street […]

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