BLM Alaska Fire Service Fire Update

  • Source: Alaska Wildland Fire Information
  • Published: 07/10/2024 12:00 AM

As of 2 p.m. Monday, there were 157 active wildfires statewide with two new starts in the past 24 hours. So far, 328 fires have burned 579,648 acres across Alaska. Brief updates are provided for Monday’s staffed fires within the BLM Alaska Fire Service protection area. For the Deep Fire (#213), a community meeting was held with residents around Lake Minchumina on Monday evening to provide updates on fire activity and planned actions. With cooler weather and almost an inch of rain received, the Deep Fire continues to show minimal fire activity. On Tuesday, the Crow Helitack crew improved existing community protection lines as weather and firefighter safety allowed. The fire is 6 miles southwest of the community. It is estimated at 22,346 acres with 8 people assigned.


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