The two fire breaks, part of the Haystack Mountain Fuels Mitigation Project, are located along Washington Creek and Leuthold Drive, approximately 20 miles north of Fairbanks. The two fuel breaks would help protect more than 200 homes in multiple subdivisions.
Firefighters gain ground containing wildfires near Haystack Mountain and Ft. Knox Gold Mine north of Fairbanks
Firefighters from both the Division of Forestry and BLM Alaska Fire Service are making progress containing two wildfires about 20 miles apart north of Fairbanks. Approximately 60 firefighter personnel are attacking the Haystack Fire (#196), is located about one-half mile… Read More ›
State Forestry knocks down wildfire north of Fairbanks at 40 acres
An aggressive initial attack has knocked down a 40-acre lightning-caused wildfire burning 25 miles north of Fairbanks and crews are now working on keeping the fire contained.The The 2016 Washington Creek Fire was knocked down at approximately 40 acres with… Read More ›