Tag Archives: Grouse Creek Fire

Wetting rain reaching fires in Tanana Zone

Wildfires in the Tanana Zone began receiving rain overnight. Some smoke is still visible on parts of the Lloyd Mountain Fire (#361) and Grouse Creek Fire (#485), where firefighters continue to protect structures and native allotments. An estimated 50 miles of hoselay is in place and being monitored on the Grouse Creek Fire, where a […]

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Fires still active in Tanana Zone, public meeting today

Despite rain received in other parts of the central Interior, the two remaining staffed wildfires in the Tanana Zone received minimal or no precipitation, and both continue to burn. Smokejumpers continue point protection around structures on the Lloyd Mountain Fire (#361) and observed fire growth yesterday via Sentinel 2 imagery. Crews on the Grouse Creek […]

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Firefighters on the Move in the Tanana Zone

Firefighters monitoring active fires Tuesday observed increased burning and smoke on several incidents. Eight smokejumpers were moved via helicopter from the Buster Creek Fire (#624) to the Lloyd Mountain Fire (#361), just to the southeast of Cosna River, and were joined by additional smokejumpers. A handcrew demobilized from the Grouse Creek Fire yesterday will be […]

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Tanana Zone staffing three fires, monitoring others

The Tanana Zone has a number of fires currently in monitor status, with crews also staffing three active wildfires: Buster Creek, Little Creek and Grouse fires. Rain and higher humidities have allowed crews to make significant progress in securing all fire perimeters and begin patrolling for remaining hotspots on each fire’s interior.  Buster Creek Fire […]

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Fire burning in a forest. View from airplane.

Tanana Zone currently staffing three wildland fires

The Tanana Zone has a number of fires currently in monitor status. Crews are staffing three active wildfires including the Buster Creek, Little Creek and Grouse fires. Crews working throughout the zone have made significant progress in security all fire perimeters.  Buster Creek Fire (#624) – 112 acres, 8 personnel, started on July 18 Smokejumpers […]

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Tanana Zone crews continue momentum to secure fire perimeters

Crews working across the Tanana Zone are making steady progress to secure fire lines with the added help of recent precipitation. Little Creek Fire (#616) – 125 acres, 78 personnel, started on July 18 The Little Creek Fire has received a small amount of precipitation. Heavy saw work has been ongoing for firefighters working on […]

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Tanana Zone crews hold, improve fire lines

Crews working across the Tanana Zone are making steady progress to secure fire lines. Allotment and structure protection remains a primary objective for fire managers and crews on the ground. Light precipitation with the potential of thunderstorms are anticipated.  Boney Creek Fire (#619) – 67 acres, 107 personnel, started on July 18 A flight over […]

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King salmon drying in fire camp.

Lightning experienced in the Tanana Zone; crews continue making progress to secure fire perimeters

Fire growth and activity has increased within the Tanana Zone. Crews working across the zone are making steady progress to secure fire lines. Allotment and structure protection remains a primary objective for fire managers and crews on the ground.  Buster Creek Fire (#624) – 112 acres, started on July 18 Fire crews have been assigned […]

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Tanana Zone fire map.

Fire growth and activity continues throughout the Tanana Zone

Fire growth and activity has increased within the Tanana Zone. Crews working across the zone are making steady progress to secure fire lines. Allotment and structure protection remains a primary objective for fire managers and crews on the ground.  Boney Creek Fire (#619) – 45 acres, 28 personnel, started on July 18 Crews have put […]

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Tanana Zone fires see little growth; crews make progress on lines

Crews working across the Tanana Zone are making steady progress to secure fire lines. Allotment and structure protection remains a primary objective for fire managers and crews on the ground.  Boney Creek Fire (#619) – 45 acres, 36 personnel, started on July 18 Crews have  put in saw line and hose lays around the entire […]

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