Tag Archives: Siruk Creek Fire

More people tasked to help with Alatna Complex

July 5, 2016 (ALLAKAKET, Alaska) – Fire officials have determined that additional crews are needed to accomplish the objectives set forth by the agencies involved. On Monday, the Alaska Division of Forestry’s Gannett Glacier Type 2 Initial Attack (IA) crew was inserted onto the Chebanika Creek Fire (#364) to begin assessing work to be done […]

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Alatna Complex Update: fire officials hold first community meeting

June 30, 2016 (ALLAKAKET, Alaska) – Alatna Complex fire officials held the first community meeting in Allakaket today to talk about the BLM Alaska Fire Service’s strategy to handle fires burning on the west side of the Koyukuk River. The Alatna Complex is comprised of five fires that are located to the north and west […]

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BLM AFS increases resources on fires near Alatna

June 28, 2016 – The village of Allakaket will see more activity as BLM Alaska Fire Service steps up its efforts on fires burning in the area. The number of personnel, helicopters and airplanes will increase as BLM AFS installs a Type 3 incident management organization that will coordinate efforts on a cluster of five fires that […]

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Alaska wildfire managers still getting handle on extent of weekend lightning bust

Wildland fire managers on Monday were still assessing the damage done over the weekend when more than 60 new wildfires were started as a result of approximately 20,000 lightning strikes, mostly in the Interior. Due to the high number of fires reported across the Interior on Sunday, firefirefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry in […]

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