Tag Archives: Mt. Schwatka Fire

BLM Lifts All Fire Closures update, July 15

BLM Lifts All Fire Closures in the White Mountains National Recreation Area FAIRBANKS, AK — Recent weather conditions and firefighters’ progress on the Aggie Creek Fire have led the Bureau of Land Management’s Eastern Interior Field Office to lift all remaining fire closures in the White Mountains National Recreation Area effective at 5 p.m. today. […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Monday, July 13

1 p.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Sunday. #363 West Fork: 63,802.1 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens Village 07/12 Sunday: The fire is approximately 5.5 miles east of the Dalton Highway near MP 91. Road updates are available on […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Saturday, July 11

3 p.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Friday. #363 West Fork: 61,527.8 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens Village 07/10 Friday: The fire is approximately 5.5 miles east of the Dalton Highway near MP 91. Road updates are available on […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Friday, July 10

10:00 a.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Thursday.   #622 Marten Creek: 44 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon 0709 Thursday: Minimal fire activity was reported. Fire is in monitor status. 07/08 Wednesday: Firefighters were demobilized from the fire. Fire activity […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Tuesday, July 7

noon–A roundup of fires around the Yukon Flats that have updated information from Monday. #704 Salmon Trout: .1 acres. Discovered on 7/5 via MODIS satellite. 121 miles northwest of Fort Yukon near the Canadian border. 07/06 Monday: Reconnaissance reported the fire is 40% active with smoldering, backing, and group torching. Fire is burning in black […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Monday, July 6

noon–A roundup of fires around the Yukon Flats that have updated information from Sunday #704 Salmon Trout: .1 acres. Discovered on 7/5 via MODIS satellite. 121 miles northwest of Fort Yukon near the Canadian border. 07/05 Sunday: Fire is in monitor status. #622 Marten Creek: 44 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Saturday, July 4

Noon. A roundup of fires around the Yukon Flats that have updated information from Friday, July 3 #622 Marten Creek: 44 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Friday: Fire is 75% contained. There were six interior smokes reported at the end of shift Friday due to the warming and drying trend. […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Thursday, July 2

Noon update #622 Marten Creek: 27 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Wednesday: Firefighters made good progress Wednesday. Fire activity was minimal. Fire is 40% contained. Tuesday: Demobilized four smokejumpers as the Upper Yukon #1 Type 2 Crew arrived. Minimal fire fie behavior was reported. Monday: Six smokejumpers were deployed to […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Wednesday, July 1

Updated at noon #622 Marten Creek: 27 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Tuesday: Demobilized four smokejumpers as the Upper Yukon #1 Type 2 Crew arrived. Minimal fire behavior was reported. Monday: Six smokejumpers were deployed to the fire. Fire was observed to have increased in acreage and is 75% active […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Sunday, June 28

noon update #622 Marten Creek: 0.5 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon Saturday: Fire remains in monitor staturs. Friday: Rosources requested for incident but unable to respond do to poor visibility. Another attempt will be made when conditions improve. Fire remains in monitor status. Thursday: No new update. Wednesday: The fire […]

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