Tag Archives: Long Lake

Tok Area Fires Update; July 21

  Tok Area Fires Update for July 21, 2015 (Tok, AK) – Firefighters took advantage of the increased cloud cover yesterday to continuing containment objectives and engaging in site protection missions. Clear skies and warm temperatures may amplify fire activity in the interior of the Tetlin Hills and Long Lake Fires today. Fire personnel in […]

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Tok Area Fire updates, July 20

July 20, 2015: 11:00 a.m. Tok Area Fires Update for July 20, 2015 (Tok, AK) –– Containment lines held yesterday on both the Long Lake and Tetlin Hills fires yesterday despite the strong winds. The Long Lake Fire increased 2000 acres in size due to warmer temperatures and gusty winds, pushing the fire further south […]

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Tok Area Fires Update; July 17

  July 17, 2015: 11:00 a.m. Tok Area Fires Update (Tok, AK) – Containment lines on Tetlin Hills and Long Lake Fires will be tested today by predicted gusty winds from the southwest. An increase in fire activity is expected due to the warmer temperatures and elevated winds reactivating hotspots on both fires. Long Lake […]

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Tok Area Fires (Long Lake and Tetlin Hills) update with map; July 16

Tok Area Fires Update for July 16, 2015 11:00 am (Tok, AK) – Warmer and drier weather has increased fire activity on the Long Lake Fire. Due to the warming trend, smoke can be seen from the Alaska Highway. Fire resources continue to be shifted from the Tetlin Hills Fire to the Long Lake Fire […]

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Tok Area Fires (Long Lake and Tetlin Hills) update, July 15

                                     Tok Area Fires Update for July 15, 2015 (Tok, AK) – Containment increased to 65 percent on the Tetlin Hills Fire yesterday, allowing fire crews to be reassigned to the Long Lake Fire in Northway, Alaska. The Chisana Fire is reported at 39, 110 acres and will remain in monitor status. Long Lake Fire […]

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Tok Area Fires (Long Lake and Tetlin Hills) update, July 14

(Tok, AK) – Firefighters on the Long Lake and Tetlin Hills fires continued to make progress on containment lines yesterday. As operational objectives are met, crews are being reassigned to areas of priority. The Chisana Fire is reported at 39, 110 acres and will remain in monitor status. Tetlin Hills Fire — The Tetlin Hills […]

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Tok Area Fires (Long Lake & Tetlin Hills) update, July 13

(Tok, AK) – Wildfires in the Tok area received rain yesterday which moderated fire activity. Crews took advantage of the cooler weather to increase containment objectives on the Long Lake and Tetlin Hills Fires. The Chisana Fire is reported at 39, 110 acres and will remain in monitor status. Long Lake Fire – The cooler, […]

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Tetlin Hills and Long Lake Fire update, July 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2015: 1430 hours Tok Area Fires Update for Friday, July 10, 2015 (Tok, AK) – Firefighting activity has been increasing on the Tetlin Hills Fire and the Long Lake Fires even as fire activity has decreased. Moderating weather conditions have allowed crews to attack both fires in a more direct […]

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Long Lake Fire update, July 9

Moderating Weather and More Resources CONTACT: Rita Baysinger, Tok Area Fires PIO, 303-345-8576 tokareafires@gmail.com INFORMATION RESOURCES: Fire Info: https://akfireinfo.com/ (907) 356-5511 Forestry Info: http://forestry.alaska.gov http://www.facebook.com/AK.Forestry (Tok, AK) – Moderating weather conditions and an increased number of resources have helped fire crews as they seek to contain the Long Lake Fire. A Type 1 Chinook Helicopter […]

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