Crews working across the Tanana Zone are making steady progress to secure fire lines. Allotment and structure protection remains a primary objective for fire managers and crews on the ground. Boney Creek Fire (#619) – 45 acres, 36 personnel, started… Read More ›
Fire behavior in the Tanana Zone was tempered by overcast conditions Friday and Saturday, allowing fire crews to make progress on protection activities. As a high pressure system moves toward central Interior, winds are expected to increase. Southwest winds 10-20… Read More ›
Smoke forecast: The slides below show the projected smoke progression throughout the day. Note the time stamp in the bottom right corner of each slide.
Fire Management staff at Denali National Park and Preserve are planning to burn debris consisting of trees and brush between Monday, March 9 and Friday, March 27, weather conditions permitting. The single pile is located east of the park airstrip… Read More ›
May 25, 2014 1:00 p.m. (Fairbanks, AK) – Residents in the Copper River Valley can expect to see considerable drift smoke from the Funny River Fire at Soldotna as long as winds aloft move the smoke north. Smoke from that… Read More ›
May 22, 2014 ANCHORAGE — The Alaska departments of Health and Social Services (DHSS) and Environmental Conservation (DEC) want Southcentral residents to be aware of the health dangers from smoke from the Tyonek and Funny River wildfires. Winds have blown… Read More ›