Significant Rain Falls On Swan Lake Fire

first_imgFire crews continue to remove miles of hose lines from non-active areas and removing structure protection hose from the Moose Research Center. Most of the fire continues to be monitored by air. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Swan Lake Fire is estimated at 102,229 acres with 304 on staff. Fire spread is expected to be minimal due to recent precipitation. The Swan Lake Fire Community Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, July 25, at 6pm, at the Cooper Landing School. Heavy equipment and wood chippers are being used to repair secondary containment lines. Duff will continue to smolder and smoke due to deep burning within the fire perimeter.center_img Smoke may linger in the Cooper Landing area and along the Sterling Highway corridor again today. For smoke forecasts from Alaska wildfires, visit UAFSMOKE at http://smoke.alaska.edu. Mark Struble with the Incident Command Team: “We received about 1/2″ of rain on the fire last night. Holding at 102,229 acres. Repair of suppression-related damage and back hauling equipment is the priority now. Demobilization is still ongoing.”last_img

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