Tag Archives: Funny River Fire

Reconnaissance flight made of the Funny River Fire

July 10, 2014, 11:30 a.m. Alaska Division of Forestry personnel made a reconnaissance flight of the Funny River Fire on Wednesday afternoon, July 9, 2014, and reported seeing no hot spots or smoke. Two observers accompanied the pilot in a helicopter as they flew the perimeter of the 195,858 acre fire that was started on […]

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Funny River Fire update

June 23, 2014, 10:00 a.m. Current Situation Visible smoke near Tustumena Lake may be observed this summer in times of warming and drying trends. Large fires can smolder in deep duff fuels till seasonal rains and snow completely extinguish all heat. Firefighters will continue to monitor the entire fire perimeter from the air until those […]

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Funny River Fire Incident Command Post moves to Forestry fire office

Weekend Edition, June 20-22, 2014, 10:00 a.m. The Funny River fire is a human caused fire that began in the afternoon of May 19th near a horse trail 5 miles east of Soldotna. The fire size is 195,858 acres. The wildfire remains 100% contained in the north, west and southern perimeters, near human habitation. A […]

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Funny River Fire suppression repair work continues

Thursday, June 19, 2014, 10:00 a.m. The Funny River fire is a human caused fire that began in the afternoon of May 19th near a horse trail 5 miles east of Soldotna. The fire size is 195,858 acres. The wildfire remains 100% contained in the north, west and southern perimeters, near human habitation. A total […]

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Funny River Fire update

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 10:00 a.m. The Funny River fire is a human caused fire that began in the afternoon of May 19th near a horse trail 5 miles east of Soldotna. The fire size is 195.858 acres. The wildfire remains contained in the north, west and southern perimeters near human habitation. A total of […]

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Funny River Fire update

Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 10:00 a.m. The Funny River fire is a human caused fire that began in the afternoon of May 19th near a horse trail 5 miles east of Soldotna. The current fire size is 195,858 acres with no perimeter growth observed in the past few days. The wildfire remains contained in the […]

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Funny River Fire update

Monday, June 16, 2014, 8 a.m. The Funny River fire is a human caused fire that began in the afternoon of May 19th near a horse trail 5 miles east of Soldotna. The current fire size is 195,858 acres with no perimeter growth observed in the past few days. The wildfire remains contained in the […]

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Funny River Fire update

Sunday, June 15, 2014 @ 08:00 The Funny River fire is a human caused fire that began May 19th miles east of Soldotna. The current fire size is 195,858 acres with no perimeter growth observed in the past 2 days. The wildfire remains contained in the north, west and southern perimeters near human habitation. A […]

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Funny River Fire update

Friday, June 13, 2014 @ 08:00 Smoke will remain visible rising from within the fire perimeter for the next few weeks. The Funny River fire is a human caused fire that began May 19th on a horse trail 5 miles east of Soldotna. The current fire size is 195,858 acres (decrease in size from yesterday […]

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Funny River Fire update

June 12, 2014 @ 08:00 Smoke columns burning within the fire perimeter will be visible for the next few weeks. The Funny River fire is a human caused fire that began on May 19th on a horse trail 5 miles east of Soldotna. The current fire acreage is 196,808 acres (increase 190 acres) with 60% […]

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