Firefighters demobilized from the Cultas Creek Fire Thursday after finishing up work to protect historical cabins in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve about 50 miles northwest of Eagle.
Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve
The Big Boulder Fire (#416) was detected within the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve on Thursday, August 5 via a satellite heat signature. Alaska Fire Service air attack airplane flew over the area later that morning and reported the fire to be 25 acres, 70% active, burning on a ridgetop in mixed spruce and hardwoods.
On Friday, May 22 the Alaska Division of Forestry office in Tok contacted the BLM Alaska Fire Service (AFS) Dispatch with a pilot’s report of new smoke in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. AFS conducted a reconnaissance that day and confirmed… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
BLM Alaska Fire Service firefighters are mopping up two wildfires burning near the Canadian border. The Tchulkade Lake Fire (#254) was one of only two new starts in Alaska Wednesday. It is burning 22 miles southeast of Chalkyitsik and 65… Read More ›
July 14, 2015 For Immediate Release Contact: Kris Fister, firstname.lastname@example.org, (907) 455-0641 New Fire Burning on Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve EAGLE, Alaska: The lightning-ignited Weshrinarin Creek Fire was reported by an aircraft flying over the area on Monday, July 13. … Read More ›
FAIRBANKS, Alaska – Effective immediately, due to expected moisture and cold temperatures that has significantly moderated fire danger, Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve is lifting the fire restriction. While campfires are now allowed in the preserve, wind and dry weather can… Read More ›
EAGLE: On May 24, a lightning strike started a wildfire on the Yukon-Charley River National Preserve, East of Trout Creek and South of the Yukon River. The fire is torching individual spruce trees and burning downhill in the tundra. As… Read More ›
FAIRBANKS, Alaska – Effective immediately, Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve officials are prohibiting the use of open fires in the preserve due to the high fire danger. No open campfires will be allowed in the preserve, but the use of gas… Read More ›