Tag Archives: Garnet Creek Fire (#576)
Photo of smoke rising through clouds above Little Mud River Fire Monday sent ash blowing 10 miles northeast to Manley.

Fire kicks up smoke in Tanana Zone; public meeting scheduled in Rampart for Thursday

Fire activity picked up on the Little Mud River Fire (#316) Monday, creating a large smoke column that sent blowing ash as far as Manley, 10 miles away. The fire is not staffed at this time, however, smokejumpers at a nearby fire are going to assess the protection needs of a cabin 4 miles from […]

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Grouse Creek/Garnet Creek Fire Update for July 27, 2019

The Grouse Creek fire is approximately 50,418 acres and the Garnet Creek fire is approximately 9,043 acres with a total of 87 personnel. Grouse Creek (#485) Fire growth was moderated by the weather on Friday, overcast and light rain. Fire personnel scouted the northeast edge of the fire toward the Dalton Highway. Growth had not […]

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The Garnet Creek Fire (#576) as seen from the air on Monday, July 15, 2019, was burning about 12 miles southwest of Rampart, Alaska. The fire was started by lightning.

More fires up North

The fire season seems to be moving north. Of the 26 new fires reported over the past two days, ten were above the Arctic Circle, two of which were in the Tanana Zone. Isolated thunderstorms are expected in the central and eastern interior today, with high temperatures reaching the low 80s in the Yukon Flats […]

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