Haystack Fire

Haystack Fire Crews gridding, mop up and IA ready

Start Date: 06/14/2021               Location: 18 miles N of Fairbanks, AK Cause: Lightning                         Fire Size: 927 acres Containment: 100%                   Total Personnel: 264 (Fairbanks, AK) – With the Haystack Fire (#196) containment line complete, crews are focusing on control objectives, searching for hot… Read More ›

Haystack Fire Operational Update for Saturday, June 26, 2021

Alaska Team’s Operational Planing Section Chief, Jason Devcich with Today’s Operational update for the #HaystackFire Start Date: 06/14/2021                                Location: 18 miles N of Fairbanks, AK Cause: Lightning                                          Fire Size: 924 acres Containment: 100%                                   Total Personnel: 250 Public Information: (907) 931- 8113        Email: 2021.Haystack@firenet.gov http://www.akfireinfo.com ♦inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7548 ♦ http://www.facebook.com/AK.Forestry #2021AlaskaFireSeason  #FireYear2021

Drone Pilots seek out Hotspots on the Haystack Fire

Start Date: 06/14/2021                                Location: 18 miles N of Fairbanks, AK Cause: Lightning                                          Fire Size: 924 acres Containment: 100%                                   Total Personnel: 250 (Fairbanks, AK) – Late last night, Incident Commander, Ed Sanford, announced crews have reached 100 percent containment on the Haystack… Read More ›

Haystack Fire containment lines hold through Red Flag conditions

Start Date: 06/14/2021                                 Location: 18 miles N of Fairbanks, AK Cause: Lightning                                           Fire Size: 924 acres Containment: 77%                                        Total Personnel: 247 (Fairbanks, AK)-In addition to mop up on the active fire perimeter, crews are gridding through unburned areas. Gridding is… Read More ›

Haystack Fire Operational Update for Thursday, June 24, 2021

Start Date: 06/14/2021             Location: 18 miles N of Fairbanks, AK Cause: Lightning      Fire Size: 924 acres Containment: 71%        Total Personnel: 301 Public Information: (907) 931- 8113        Email: 2021.Haystack@firenet.gov http://www.akfireinfo.com ♦inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7548 ♦ http://www.facebook.com/AK.Forestry #2021AlaskaFireSeason  #FireYear2021

Red Flag Warning for Haystack Fire Area

Start Date: 06/14/2021 Location: 18 miles N of Fairbanks, AK Cause: Lightning                                                                                                  Fire Size: 924 acres Containment: 71%                                                                                        Total Personnel: 301 (Fairbanks, AK) – A Red Flag is in effect for the Fairbanks area, including Haystack Mountain, due to forecasted… Read More ›

Haystack Fire Community meeting

This video is a recorded version of the community meeting that gathered on Tuesday, June 22nd to address any questions or concerns about the Haystack Fire. Start Date: 06/14/2021                                     Location: 18 miles N of Fairbanks, AK Cause: Lightning                                                                                                  Fire Size:… Read More ›

Haystack Fire Operational Update for Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Start Date: 06/14/2021            Location: 18 miles N of Fairbanks, AK Cause: Lightning                       Fire Size: 924 acres Containment: 66%                   Total Personnel: 259 Public Information: (907) 931- 8113        Email: 2021.Haystack@firenet.gov http://www.akfireinfo.com ♦inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7548 ♦ http://www.facebook.com/AK.Forestry #2021AlaskaFireSeason  #FireYear2021

Haystack Fire containment increases to 66%

Start Date: 06/14/2021 Location: 18 miles N of Fairbanks, AK  Cause: Lightning Fire Size: 924 acres  Containment: 66% Total Personnel: 259  (Fairbanks, AK)- Fire crews, along with aviation and heavy equipment resources have put in a substantial amount of work along the perimeter of the Haystack Fire (#196) which has been reflected by an increase of containment to 66%.   Hotshot crews assigned will be focused more on the southern… Read More ›