Tag Archives: Swan Lake Fire

Swan Lake Fire Fact Sheet – 9/19/19 – 10:00

SwanLakeFire Location: 5 miles northeast of Sterling, AK Incident Command: Type 2 Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 4, Rick Connell, I.C. Size: 167,164 acres Containment: 57% Personnel: 265 ATTENTION: Fire weakened trees have been falling across roads and camping areas in and near the fire area due to winds. Campgrounds are closed due to these […]

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Skyline Trail remains closed due to fire-related hazards, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

#SwanLakeFire The Skyline Trail and connecting trails remain closed due to fire-weakened trees and ash pits that present a significant hazard to recreationalists. Conditions will be re-evaluated for safety, but extensive repair may be needed before reopening the trail. Please view this video showing hazards along the Skyline Trail and visit Inciweb for current information […]

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Swan Lake Fire Public Meeting tonight, 9/16/19 at 6:00 pm

Just a reminder that there will be a Swan Lake Fire public meeting tonight, 9/16/19, at the Cooper Landing School at 6:00 pm. Tonight’s Swan Lake Fire public meeting will be streamed live on Facebook. It will be available for viewing during and after the meeting.

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Swan Lake Fire Fact Sheet 09/16/19 10:30

#SwanLakeFire Location: 5 miles northeast of Sterling, AK Incident Command: Type 2 Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 4, Rick Connell, I.C. Size:      165,085 acres                           Containment: 48%             Personnel: 286 Community Meeting: A Community Meeting is scheduled for 6:00pm today, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at the Cooper Landing School, 19030 Bean Creek Road, Cooper Landing. Fire operations […]

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Swan Lake Fire Community Meeting on 9/16/19 at 6:00 p.m.

Community Meeting: A Community Meeting is scheduled for 6:00pm on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at the Cooper Landing School, 19030 Bean Creek Road, Cooper Landing. Fire operations personnel and local agency representatives will be in attendance to provide updates regarding the fire and be available to answer questions following the updates.

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Swan Lake Fire Fact Sheet 09/15/19

Location: 5 miles northeast of Sterling, AK Incident Command: Type 2 Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 4, Rick Connell, I.C. Size: 163,714 acres Containment: 48% Personnel: 305 Community Meeting: A Community Meeting is scheduled for 6:00pm on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at the Cooper Landing School, 19030 Bean Creek Road, Cooper Landing. Fire operations personnel […]

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Swan Lake Fire Operational Video Update – September 15, 2019 – 10:00 AM

This is the 9/15/19 Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 4 operational update for the Swan Lake Fire. #SwanLakeFire

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Swan Lake Fire Fact Sheet 09/14/19

Size: 163,714 acres Containment: 42% Personnel: 323 Current Status: On the southwest side of the fire crews continued to cut fire weakened trees and chip up brush along the Skilak Road. In addition, rehabilitation and repair work was started along a dozer containment line. The south side of the fire was patrolled and monitored. Over […]

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Swan Lake Fire Operational Video Update – September 14, 2019 – 10:00 AM

Swan Lake Fire Operational Briefing from the Northern Rockies Team 4 for 9/14/2019. #SwanLakeFire

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Swan Lake Fire hazard mitigation video- 9/13/19 – 7:45

Swan Lake Fire Division Supervisor Lincoln Chute discusses fuel mitigation efforts underway to protect structures around Cooper Landing in the video below. Removing ladder fuels greatly reduces the risk of fire burning on the ground from rising vertically into the trees. Once a fire is in trees it burns with much more intensity and a […]

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