The BLM Alaska Fire Service is keeping an eye on a new fire burning in the military training lands about 13 miles south of the Chena Hot Springs Road. The Stuart Creek Fire (#308) started on Thursday and is burning in pocket of vegetation that was previously left untouched by the 2013 Stuart Creek 2 Fire.
Stuart Creek Fire
The Nugget Creek Fire (#323), burning east of Fairbanks, is now approximately 18,115 acres. A reduction in acreage is due to more accurate mapping that was obtained yesterday, July 19. Winds over the fire area produced small pockets of fire… Read More ›
The Nugget Creek Fire (#323) received rain over the fire area yesterday morning (July 16), slowing fire growth. The fire is approximately 19,000 acres with growth occurring mainly on the south and east flank, away from Chena River and Chena… Read More ›
The Nugget Creek Fire (#323) has grown to approximately 19,000 acres based on a flight taken over the fire on Monday, July 15, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry. That’s an increase of about 3,000 acres since the fire… Read More ›
Strong winds out of the west increased fire activity along the southeastern edge of the Nugget Creek Fire (#323) on Thursday night, followed by sustained rains throughout Friday that slowed fire progress. The fire has crossed the South Fork Chena… Read More ›