Tag Archives: Tanana

Smoke from wildfires in western Interior blows into Fairbanks and areas north

No new fires were reported in the BLM Alaska Fire Service (BLM AFS) protection area on Sunday but two fires burning in the western Interior between Kaltag and Tanana remained active. Smoke from those fires is being blown into Fairbanks and areas north of Fairbanks, a scenario that is likely to continue for the next […]

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Alaska’s stubborn wildfire season persists with new fires, smoky conditions

Wildfire season refuses to wave the white flag in Alaska, as two new fires were reported in BLM Alaska Fire Service’s protection area on Saturday, one of which required a response from personnel based in Galena. In addition, a pair of wildfires burning in the western Interior continue to be active and heavy smoke from […]

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New wildfires continue to pop up in northern Alaska

Wildfire season continues to persist in northern Alaska with the discovery of three new lightning-caused fires in the BLM Alaska Fire Service’s protection area on Friday. Two new fires were found in the Upper Yukon Zone and one was reported in the Tanana Zone. Surveillance aircraft discovered the Lower Birch Fire (#359) along the Yukon […]

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BLM AFS busy with Yukon River fires

July 16, 2016 – The BLM Alaska Fire Service has been busy with fires along the Yukon River corridor that were threatening structures upriver from Rampart and burning near a Bible camp downriver from Tanana. A load of eight smokejumpers are divided between the Telegraph (#532) and the Telegraph 2 (#534) fires that are one […]

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Tanana area fires update, Aug. 2

Special Announcement: Today is the FINAL update for the Tanana Area Fires. The incident containment goals have been met and incident objectives achieved. Special Announcement: The last public meeting to provide fire information will be noon Monday, Aug 3 at the Tanana Community Center. Tanana Area Fire Facts at a Glance TOTAL ACRES: 498,043 Cause: […]

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Tanana area fires update, Aug. 1

Tanana Area Fire Facts at a Glance TOTAL ACRES: 497,665 Cause: Lightning Spicer Creek (4 mi. N Tanana) ~ 183,448 acres; Harper Bend (6 mi. SE Tanana) ~43,378 acres Moose Point (~55 mi. W Tanana) ~26,666 acres Kokrine (~50 mi. W Tanana) ~4,811 acres; Bering Creek (37 mi. SW Tanana) ~238,953 acres NOTE: Hay Slough Fire […]

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Tanana area fires update, July 31

Special Announcements: Please note: Fire Information has a new phone number: 907-799-4212.   Tanana Area Fire Facts at a Glance TOTAL ACRES: 496,813 Cause: Lightning Spicer Creek (4 mi. N Tanana) ~ 183,444 acres; Harper Bend (6 mi. SE Tanana) ~43,378 acres Moose Point (~55 mi. W Tanana) ~26,612 acres Kokrine (~50 mi. W Tanana) […]

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Tanana area fires update, July 30

Tanana Area Fire Facts at a Glance TOTAL ACRES: 496,131 Cause: Lightning Spicer Creek (4 mi. N Tanana) ~ 183,415 acres; Harper Bend (6 mi. SE Tanana) ~43,378 acres Moose Point (~55 mi. W Tanana) ~26,612 acres Kokrine (~50 mi. W Tanana) ~4,811 acres; Bering Creek (37 mi. SW Tanana) ~237,906 acres NOTE: Hay Slough […]

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Tanana Area Fire updates, July 29

Tanana Area Fire Facts At A Glance TOTAL ACRES: 496,131 Spicer Creek Fire (4 mi. N Tanana) ~ 183,415 acres; Harper Bend Fire (6 mi. SE Tanana) ~43,378 acres Moose Point Fire (~55 mi. W Tanana) ~26,612 acres Kokrine Fire (~50 mi. W Tanana) ~4,811 acres; Bering Creek Fire (37 mi. SW Tanana) ~237,906 acres NOTE: Hay Slough Fire information […]

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Tanana Area Fire updates, July 28

Tanana Area Fire Facts at a Glance TOTAL ACRES: 491,366 Cause: Lightning Spicer Creek (4 mi. N Tanana) ~ 178,971 acres; Harper Bend (6 mi. SE Tanana) ~43,378 acres Moose Point (~55 mi. W Tanana) ~26,600 acres Kokrine (~50 mi. W Tanana) ~4,811 acres; Bering Creek (37 mi. SW Tanana) ~237,606 acres NOTE: Hay Slough […]

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