Tag Archives: Big Creek Fire

Galena Zone Fires update, July 8

Contact: Public Information Officer: Peri Suenram ¬†Phone: 907-987-9838 July 8, 2015 What: Galena Zone Fires Cause:¬†Lightning Location: A series of fires are located on both sides of the Yukon River within the Galena Fire Management Zone and the western end of the Tanana Zone, stretching over 150 river miles from east to west. The major […]

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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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Wildland Fire Roundup for Thursday, June 4th

12:00 p.m. — Precipitation through much of the state helped keep new fire starts down Wednesday. Four new fires were reported, the largest being the 30-acre Innoko River Fire, east of Grayling. Lightning caused that fire. Eight smokejumpers were deployed to protect allotments. Those firefighers got help from light precipitation on the fire. A helitack […]

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