Tag Archives: Baker

Manley Area Fire update, July 19

Quick Facts Incident Summary Approximate Acreage Baker: 26,137 acres Hay Slough: 89,766 acres Incident Commander:   Shane Greer Start Date:   June 21, 2015 Cause:   Lightning Total Personnel:   181 Structures Lost:   0 Jurisdiction:   Alaska Fire Service Cooperators:   Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Alaska Department of Natural Resources […]

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Manley Area Fires update; July 17

Manley Area Fires Fire Update – July 17, 2015 Fire Information (907) 672-3202 Approximate Acreage: Baker – 26,063 Hay Slough – 89,766 Incident Commander: Shane Greer Start Date: June 21, 2015 Cause: Lightning Total Personnel: 246 Structures Lost: 0 Jurisdiction: Alaska Fire Service Cooperators: Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Alaska Department of […]

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Baker and Hay Slough Fires (Manley Area) update, July 13

Manley Area Fires Fire Update – July 13, 2015 Fire Information (907) 672-3202 Approximate Acreage: Baker – 21,815    Hay Slough – 74,340 Incident Commander: Shane Greer Start Date: June 21, 2015 Cause: Lightning Total Personnel: 265 Structures Lost: 0 Jurisdiction: Alaska Fire Service Cooperators: Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Alaska Department of Natural Resources Moderate fire activity […]

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Baker Fire burnout operations update, July 11

Announcement  July 11, 2015   Residents are advised that burnout operations will begin between noon and 3 pm today, July 11th. Burnout operations could continue for up to two days. Increased smoke and fire personnel activity are to be expected in these areas. Residents impacted by smoke are encouraged to use their preplanned route away […]

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Baker Fire update, July 8

Baker Fire Update Wednesday, July 8, 2015—4:00pm Baker Fire #456, North Fork Fire #457 and the Beauty Fire #551 are being administratively managed together as the Baker Fire.  All three fires lie to the north of Baker Creek and the Elliott Highway, between mileposts 131 & 137, and south of New York Creek.  The combined […]

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Baker Fire update, July 7

Baker Fire Update Tuesday, July 7, 2015—12:00pm Baker Fire #456, North Fork Fire #457 and the Beauty Fire #551 are being administratively managed together as the Baker Fire.  All three fires lie to the north of Baker Creek and the Elliott Highway, between mileposts 131 & 137, and south of New York Creek.  The combined […]

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Alaska Closures and Evacuation Summary, June 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

  June 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m. • Aggie, #515 Located 30 miles northwest of Fairbanks The western portion of the White Mountains National Recreation Area, including all trails and lands, has been closed due to fire activity. The temporary closure order will be posted at the major entry points to the closure area at MP […]

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Baker Fire update, June 30

Baker Fire Update Tuesday, June 30, 2015—12:00pm A public meeting will be held Wednesday night at 7:00pm at the Hot Springs Hall in Manley to inform the community of the current status of the Baker Fire #456, North Fork Fire #457 and the Beauty Fire #551.  All three fires lie to the north of Baker […]

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Baker Fire update, June 28

Baker Fire Update Sunday, June 28, 2015—3:00pm Smoke cleared enough on Saturday afternoon, allowing aircraft to fly and gave fire managers the opportunity to perform a reconnaissance flight of the Baker Fire #456, North Fork Fire #457 and the Beauty Fire #551. All three fires lie to the north of Baker Creek and the Elliott […]

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Baker Fire update, June 26

Baker Fire Update Friday, June 26, 2015—2:00pm The Baker Fire is estimated to be at 1,800 acres.  This is based off infrared-satellite imagery.  Fire managers are waiting for smoke conditions to improve so that the fire perimeter can be mapped. Heavy smoke throughout the region the past several days has prevented air operations, including reconnaissance […]

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