Local airboat drivers and boats assisting the crews logistically
Minto Lakes Fire
Crews putting in pumps along the Chatanika river to assist in extinguishing spots and heat.
Dalton Hotshot crew picking up spot fires across the Chatanika River yesterday.
Haystack Community Last night at the Haystack Laundry and Showers Photo by Bud Sexton AK DNR
Equipment and crews have completed dozer line to the west of the Hayes Creek communities, Minto Lakes Fire.
Blue Mountain handcrew removing hazardous Fuels off Himilaya Rd – Photo by L Dozal USFS
We will be holding a community meeting in Haystack (Haystack Laundry and Showers) on Thursday night at 7pm. We will have presentations from fire operations, fire behavior and weather. The Red Flag Warning again was extended and remains in effect… Read More ›
A Red Flag Warning was extended and remains in effect Tuesday for lightning and thunderstorms with minimal precipitation expected. Firefighters are available to respond should there be new fire starts. The public is asked to limit unnecessary travel to areas… Read More ›
Emergency Burn Closure is in effect please visit https://tinyurl.com/BurnClosure for more information. Alaska State Parks has closed Whitefish Lake campground and boat ramp to the public. Jerry McGowan’s Type 1 incident management team assumed command of the fire this morning… Read More ›
Acres: 32,658 acres | Containment: 0% | Total personnel: 254 There is an Emergency Burn Closure in effect. Please visit https://tinyurl.com/BurnClosure for more information. Alaska State Parks has closed Whitefish Lake campground and boat ramp to the public. A Type 1 Incident… Read More ›
A public meeting will be held tonight at 7:00 PM at the Ken Kunkel Community Center Outdoor Pavilion. Fire managers, agency, and local government personnel will present information and answer questions. The meeting will be recorded and posted to the… Read More ›