Tag Archives: Stetson Creek and Juneau Lake fires

Firefighter doing well after bear encounter

On June 22, 2015 Chugach National Forest, Glacier District Ranger Tim Charnon had an encounter with a sub-adult brown bear.  He is doing well because of bear awareness training and emergency response protocols. The Chugach NF provides extensive training for employees on how to react to bears.  Response depends on the situation such as whether […]

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Stetson Creek and Juneau Lake Fires Morning Update June 24, 2015

Stetson Creek Fire is currently at 212 acres and 60% contained. Today’s objectives: Weather is conducive to identifying additional areas of heat and smoldering before cooler, damper weather returns.  Crew will continue building line around the fire’s edge.  Mop-up continues around the existing containment line to the north and south. This is expected to continue for […]

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