Munson Creek Fire

Munson Creek Fire intensifies, evacuation order issued for Chena Hot Springs and residences from Mile 48 to 56 on Hot Springs Road

Due to an increase in fire behavior on the Munson Creek Fire this afternoon, a “Go” evacuation order has been issued for Chena Hot Springs Resort and residences along Chena Hot Springs Road from Mile 48 to Mile 56. The Fairbanks North Star Borough issued a Level 3 “Go” evacuation order at 4:15 p.m. advising local residents and guests at the resort to leave the area immediately.

Munson Creek Fire behavior moderates; better mapping puts size at 19,700 acres

Start Date: 06/18/2021             Location: 52 miles E of Fairbanks, AK  Cause: Lightning                       Fire Size: 19,700 acres  Containment: 0%                    Total Personnel: 106 Fire behavior on the Munson Creek Fire moderated yesterday evening due in part to light precipitation and movement of the… Read More ›