Tag Archives: Long Lake

Tok Area Fires update, July 9

Tok Area Fires as of Wednesday July 9, 2015 @ 1130 hours Fire acreage levels are still approximately 1 week ahead of 2004 No new fires in the Tok area yesterday CONTACT: Rita Baysinger, Public Information Officer, (303) 345-8576, tokareafires@gmail.com 403 Tetlin Hills           Date Started: 6/20/15 @ 1800     […]

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Tok Area Fires update, July 8

Tok Area Fires as of Tuesday July 8, 2015 @ 1030 hours Fire acreage levels are approximately 1 week ahead of 2004 No new fires in the Tok area yesterday CONTACT: Rita Baysinger, Public Information Officer, (303) 345-8576, tokareafires@gmail.com 403 Tetlin Hills           Date Started: 6/20/15 @ 1800       […]

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Tok Area Fires update, July 7

Tok Area Fires as of Tuesday @ 1000 July 7, 2014 Fire acreage levels are approximately 1 week ahead of 2004 No new fires in the Tok area yesterday CONTACT: Rita Baysinger, Public Information Officer, (303)345-8576, tokareafires@gmail.com 403 Tetlin Hills Date Started: 6/20/15 Current acreage: 1,800  No change from yesterday, 5% contained Management Option: Full […]

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Long Lake Fire update, July 6

Smoke Visible Again in Area of the Long Lake Fire 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)  Fire activity increased on the Long Lake Fire yesterday afternoon. Occasional columns of smoke were visible along the Northway Highway and the Alaska […]

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Long Lake Fire update, July 5

Long Lake Fire Update Basic Information Incident Commander Christ Bennett T4 IC CONTACT: Rita Baysinger, PIO (303)0345-08576 tokareafires@gmail.com Incident Type:  Wildfire Cause: Lightning Date of Origin: Monday June 20, 2015 approx. 4:05 PM Location:  Directly south of the town of Northway Current Situation: Total Personnel:  15 Size:  18,533 (unchanged) % of Perimeter Contained:  20% Significant […]

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Tok Area Fires (Tetlin Hills, Long Lake) update, July 5

Tok Area Active Fires as of July 5, 2015 403 Tetlin Hills  Start Date:  6/20/15  Acreage:  1,800 no change Mgmt.Option:  Full Fuels continued to dry. Another type 2 IA Crew came today and will be shuttled to the fire in the morning. The crews will continue to prep the dozer line for a burnout that […]

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Long Lake Fire update, July 3

CONTACT:  Rita Baysinger, PIO    (303)0345-08576    tokareafires@gmail.com Current as of 7/3/2015, 4:30 PM Incident Type Wildfire Cause Lightning Date of Origin Monday June 20, 2015 approx. 4:05 PM Location Directly south of the town of Northway Incident Commander Ty Mizer / Carrie Thaler (t) Current Situation Total Personnel 35, including a bulldozer, excavator, roller chopper, IMT […]

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Long Lake Fire update, July 1

July 2, 2015 1530 hours CONTACT: Jim Schwarber, (907) 451-2704, james.schwarber@alaska.gov Successful Meeting Held at Northway Village about the Long Lake Fire INFORMATION RESOURCES Fire Info: https://akfireinfo.com/ (907) 356-5511 Forestry Info: http://forestry.alaska.gov (Tok, AK) – The Northway Village Council hosted a meeting with fire managers from Tok Area Forestry and Long Lake Fire managers at […]

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Long Lake Fire update, June 30

June 30, 2015 CONTACT:  Jim Schwarber, (907) 451-2704, james.schwarber@alaska.gov Cell:    907-750-9887 INFORMATION RESOURCES: Fire Info: https://akfireinfo.com/ (907) 356-5511 Forestry Info: http://forestry.alaska.gov  http://www.facebook.com/AK.Forestry http://twitter.com/ak_forestry      http://www.youtube.com/alaskadnrdof  Northway Community Meeting Wednesday (Tok, AK) – Fire managers will be meeting with the Northway community on Wednesday, July 1 at 4:30 p.m. in their Community Hall to discuss the repair of […]

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Long Lake Fire update, June 29

June 29, 2015: 1330  hours Long Lake Fire Update (Tok, AK) – The Long Lake fire camp and staging area at the Northway ball park is moving to make way for Northway’s annual July 4th softball tournament. This event attracts participants from a wide area. The 79 personnel at the camp will be relocated to […]

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