Tag Archives: Tok Area Fires

Tok Area Fires Update; July 21

  Tok Area Fires Update for July 21, 2015 (Tok, AK) – Firefighters took advantage of the increased cloud cover yesterday to continuing containment objectives and engaging in site protection missions. Clear skies and warm temperatures may amplify fire activity in the interior of the Tetlin Hills and Long Lake Fires today. Fire personnel in […]

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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 and Tetlin Hills) update with map; July 16

Tok Area Fires Update for July 16, 2015 11:00 am (Tok, AK) – Warmer and drier weather has increased fire activity on the Long Lake Fire. Due to the warming trend, smoke can be seen from the Alaska Highway. Fire resources continue to be shifted from the Tetlin Hills Fire to the Long Lake Fire […]

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Tok Area Fires (Long Lake and Tetlin Hills) update, July 15

                                     Tok Area Fires Update for July 15, 2015 (Tok, AK) – Containment increased to 65 percent on the Tetlin Hills Fire yesterday, allowing fire crews to be reassigned to the Long Lake Fire in Northway, Alaska. The Chisana Fire is reported at 39, 110 acres and will remain in monitor status. Long Lake Fire […]

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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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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 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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