Tag Archives: Tetlin Hills Fire

Tok Area Fires update, July 19

Tok Area Fires Update for July 19, 2015 (Tok, AK) – Another day of windy conditions and warm temperatures amplified fire activity in the interior of the Tetlin Hills and Long Lake Fires. Firefighters will take advantage of the increased cloud cover today to continue containment objectives and engage in site protection missions. Long Lake […]

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Tok Area Fires update, July 18

Tok Area Fires Update for July 18, 2015 (Tok, AK) – Afternoon winds in the Tok area increased fire activity on the Chisana 2, Long Lake and Tetlin Hills Fires yesterday. Due to the warming trend, smoke can be seen from the Alaska Highway. Containment lines continue to hold on the fires despite the warmer […]

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Tok Area Fires (Long Lake & Tetlin Hills) update, July 13

(Tok, AK) – Wildfires in the Tok area received rain yesterday which moderated fire activity. Crews took advantage of the cooler weather to increase containment objectives on the Long Lake and Tetlin Hills Fires. The Chisana Fire is reported at 39, 110 acres and will remain in monitor status. Long Lake Fire – The cooler, […]

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Tetlin Hills Fire update, July 9

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2015 1530 hours GPS Mapping Confirms Tetlin Hills Fire Stayed Inside Containment Lines INFORMATION RESOURCES: Fire Info: https://akfireinfo.com/ (907) 356-5511 Forestry Info: http://forestry.alaska.gov (Tok, AK) – Firefighters on the Tetlin Hills Fire benefitted from cooler temperatures and cloudy wet conditions on Wednesday. The respite came after two days of active […]

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Tok Area Fires update, July 9

Tok Area Fires as of Wednesday July 9, 2015 @ 1130 hours Fire acreage levels are still approximately 1 week ahead of 2004 No new fires in the Tok area yesterday CONTACT: Rita Baysinger, Public Information Officer, (303) 345-8576, tokareafires@gmail.com 403 Tetlin Hills           Date Started: 6/20/15 @ 1800     […]

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Tok Area Fires update, July 8

Tok Area Fires as of Tuesday July 8, 2015 @ 1030 hours Fire acreage levels are approximately 1 week ahead of 2004 No new fires in the Tok area yesterday CONTACT: Rita Baysinger, Public Information Officer, (303) 345-8576, tokareafires@gmail.com 403 Tetlin Hills           Date Started: 6/20/15 @ 1800       […]

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Tok Area Fires update, July 7

Tok Area Fires as of Tuesday @ 1000 July 7, 2014 Fire acreage levels are approximately 1 week ahead of 2004 No new fires in the Tok area yesterday CONTACT: Rita Baysinger, Public Information Officer, (303)345-8576, tokareafires@gmail.com 403 Tetlin Hills Date Started: 6/20/15 Current acreage: 1,800  No change from yesterday, 5% contained Management Option: Full […]

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Tok Area Fires (Tetlin Hills, Long Lake) update, July 5

Tok Area Active Fires as of July 5, 2015 403 Tetlin Hills  Start Date:  6/20/15  Acreage:  1,800 no change Mgmt.Option:  Full Fuels continued to dry. Another type 2 IA Crew came today and will be shuttled to the fire in the morning. The crews will continue to prep the dozer line for a burnout that […]

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Tetlin Hills Fire update, July 3

Location 8 miles SE of Tok Incident Commander Paul van Hees CONTACT: Rita Baysinger, PIO cell (303)345-8576 tokareafires@gmail.com INFORMATION RESOURCES: Fire Info: https://akfireinfo.com/ (907) 356-5511 Forestry Info: http://forestry.alaska.gov http://www.facebook.com/AK.Forestry http://twitter.com/ak_forestry http://www.youtube.com/alaskadnrdof Incident Type: Wildfire Cause: Lightning Date of Origin: Monday June 20, 2015 approx. 6:00 PM Current Situation: Total Personnel: 80, including Upper Tanana Type […]

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Tetlin Hills Fire update, July 1

July 1, 2015: 1200 hours CONTACT:  Jim Schwarber, (907) 451-2704, james.schwarber@alaska.gov Dozer Line Surrounds Tetlin Hills Fire as Weather Moderates (Tok, AK) – The bulldozer line around the Tetlin Hills Fire was completed yesterday. A 20-person Type 2 hand crew starts work today to strengthen that line on the way to the goal of 100% […]

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