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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Friday, July 17

12:30 p.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Thursday. This will be the last daily update. The next update will be when there is significant change in the situation. #363 West Fork: 66,593.1 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens […]

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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 Tuesday, July 14

11 a.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Monday. #363 West Fork: 64,099.1 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens Village 07/13 Monday: The fire is approximately 5.5 miles east of the Dalton Highway near MP 91. Road updates are available on […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Monday, July 6

noon–A roundup of fires around the Yukon Flats that have updated information from Sunday #704 Salmon Trout: .1 acres. Discovered on 7/5 via MODIS satellite. 121 miles northwest of Fort Yukon near the Canadian border. 07/05 Sunday: Fire is in monitor status. #622 Marten Creek: 44 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort […]

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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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