(Fairbanks, AK) – Rains across the Middle Tanana Complex have reduced fire activity on the nine fires burning in the areas of Salcha, Shaw, and Goodpaster rivers. Evacuation notices are being reduced to Level 1 Ready for all areas in… Read More ›
South Fork Fire
Several evacuation notices are now in effect for the unincorporated areas within the Middle Tanana Complex of fires near Delta Junction. Along the Goodpaster River, these are now in place: The Goodpaster River corridor from river mile 0 to 8.6… Read More ›
The Gold Hub (#455), Gilles Creek (#460) and California Creek (#472) were added to the Middle Tanana Complex, bringing the complex to a total of nine fires outside Delta Junction. The Type 2 Northern Rockies Incident Management Team, Mike Almas… Read More ›
The newly formed Middle Tanana Complex, located near Delta will be managed by Type 2, Northern Rockies Team 3, reassigned from the Minto Lakes Fire. They will in brief Tuesday. The complex is comprised of the Central Creek Airstrip Fire… Read More ›
Northeasterly winds pushed Marten Creek Fire almost two miles closer to Venetie as it almost doubled in size. The prolonged hot, dry spell has dried out the vegetation to the point that firefighters witnessed it burn not only the normally receptive spruce trees and tundra grass, but hardwoods which typically have a higher moisture content.
Wildland firefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry are responding to a small wildfire in Chugach State Park near the South Fork Eagle River Trailhead off Hiland Road. The South Fork Fire (#701) was reported at 12:50 a.m. on Monday… Read More ›