Tag Archives: Halfway Fire

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 Sunday, July 12

11 a.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Saturday. A map is located at: 20150712_YukonFlatsRoundup_map #363 West Fork: 61,527.8 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens Village 07/11 Saturday: The fire is approximately 5.5 miles east of the Dalton Highway near MP 91. […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Friday, July 10

10:00 a.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Thursday.   #622 Marten Creek: 44 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon 0709 Thursday: Minimal fire activity was reported. Fire is in monitor status. 07/08 Wednesday: Firefighters were demobilized from the fire. Fire activity […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Tuesday, July 7

noon–A roundup of fires around the Yukon Flats that have updated information from Monday. #704 Salmon Trout: .1 acres. Discovered on 7/5 via MODIS satellite. 121 miles northwest of Fort Yukon near the Canadian border. 07/06 Monday: Reconnaissance reported the fire is 40% active with smoldering, backing, and group torching. Fire is burning in black […]

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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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