Heavy equipment has finished repairing the dozer line around the subdivisions of Hayes Creek and Himilaya. Equipment covered exposed, bare soil from dozer work with logs and branches. Water bars were installed to prevent the effects of erosion and flooding…. Read More ›
Minto Lakes Fire
The fire had significant rainfall Tuesday night and showers will continue throughout Wednesday. Cool, wet weather continues to damper any heat in black spruce stringers and deep duff pockets of the fire area, interior to containment lines. Today, heavy equipment… Read More ›
Aerial view of the Minto Lakes Fire from July 17, 2022 Photo by CIIMT 14 Logistics Chief L. Dirk – while enroute to Rampart.
Incident Commander Jerry McGowan and division Luis Dozal check on the progress of the suppression repair.
Suppression repair continues on the re-opened dozer line put in place to protect the communities of Himilaya and Hayes Creek. Photo USFS Luis Dozel
Incident meteorologist, Brent Bower, took this as the weather system was developing, prior to the rain we received through the evening and into today.
DNR Camp Crew 20 (George Captain Operator, Lee Captain, Banding and Crew Boss Karl David) rolling hose used on the Minto Lakes Fire, photo by Ken Kempter USFS
Suppression repair action are beginning on the Minto Lakes Fire, photo by Luis Dozal USFS
View of a type 2 helicopter loading water from the Chatanika River with the crew spike camp in the foreground. USFS Picture
Minto Lakes Fire interior burning conditions – USFS Picture