Tag Archives: West Fork Fire

Alaska wildfire managers still getting handle on extent of weekend lightning bust

Wildland fire managers on Monday were still assessing the damage done over the weekend when more than 60 new wildfires were started as a result of approximately 20,000 lightning strikes, mostly in the Interior. Due to the high number of fires reported across the Interior on Sunday, firefirefighters from the Alaska Division of Forestry in […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Friday, July 17

12:30 p.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Thursday. This will be the last daily update. The next update will be when there is significant change in the situation. #363 West Fork: 66,593.1 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Thursday, July 16

11 a.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Tuesday.   #363 West Fork: 66,593.1 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens Village 07/15 Wednesday: A reconnaissance flight reported the fire to be smoldering and 50 percent active on sides. An […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Wednesday, July 15

noon — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Tuesday. #745 Weshrinarin Creek: 30 acres. Lightning, discovered on 7/13. Approximately 53 miles northwest of Eagle. 07/14 Tuesday: A new fire was reported in a Limited suppression area of the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. The fire has been placed […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Tuesday, July 14

11 a.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Monday. #363 West Fork: 64,099.1 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens Village 07/13 Monday: The fire is approximately 5.5 miles east of the Dalton Highway near MP 91. Road updates are available on […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Monday, July 13

1 p.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Sunday. #363 West Fork: 63,802.1 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens Village 07/12 Sunday: The fire is approximately 5.5 miles east of the Dalton Highway near MP 91. Road updates are available on […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Sunday, July 12

11 a.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Saturday. A map is located at: 20150712_YukonFlatsRoundup_map #363 West Fork: 61,527.8 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens Village 07/11 Saturday: The fire is approximately 5.5 miles east of the Dalton Highway near MP 91. […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Saturday, July 11

3 p.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Friday. #363 West Fork: 61,527.8 acres. Lightning on 6/19-128 miles southwest of Fort Yukon, 32 miles northwest of Stevens Village 07/10 Friday: The fire is approximately 5.5 miles east of the Dalton Highway near MP 91. Road updates are available on […]

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Yukon Flats wildland fire roundup Friday, July 10

10:00 a.m. — A roundup of fires in the Yukon Flats area that have updated information from Thursday.   #622 Marten Creek: 44 acres. Lightning, discovered on 6/24-25 miles northwest of Fort Yukon 0709 Thursday: Minimal fire activity was reported. Fire is in monitor status. 07/08 Wednesday: Firefighters were demobilized from the fire. Fire activity […]

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Anaconda Creek and West Fork Fire update, July 10

Friday July 10, 2015 Karen Scholl, Incident Commander Abe Davis, Incident Commander Trainee SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4321/ Facebook: Anaconda Creek Fire E-mail: anacondacreekfire@gmail.com Quick Facts Incident Summary Approximate Acreage Anaconda: 1091 acres West Fork: 231 acres Fire Containment Anaconda: 100% West Fork: 100% Start Date: June 20, 2015 Cause: Lightning Total Personnel:  Anaconda: 38 West […]

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