The ICP will be moving to the Soldotna Sportscenter effective 0700 June 6, 2014 under the command of Type 3 Incident Commander Tim Soliday. Our Type 2 Team is demobilizing, packing up our tents and heading home tomorrow for a rest before the next Alaska fire.
On behalf of the Type 2 Incident Management Team and your 2 Team Public Information Officers from Girdwood, it has been our pleasure to help provide you updated information on the Funny River Fire.
Michelle Weston and Celeste Prescott, Information Team
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday May 19th, 2014 approx. 07:00 PM|
|Incident Commander||Rob Allen|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||60%|
Timber - Black spruce, mixed hardwoods and spruce, old Beetle kill and grass
Control efforts and lowered fire behavior indices limited fire behavior to isolated torching and smoldering throughout the
Div A No Smokes observed. Monitor status. Repair group started some interior line repair.
Div B No Smokes observed. Monitor Status.
Div C Crews remain spiked at Div C East and West spike camp. Crews gridded and mopped up interior islands.
Div G Monitor status. Management Action Points (MAP) established for structures. Structure protection and plan in place
for division G at numerous sites.
Div H No Smokes observed. Monitor status.
Div M No Smokes observed. Monitor status.
Div X No Smokes observed. Monitor status.
A light marine layer is moving into the area Thursday through Saturday with increasing humidity's and dew points. Chance of isolate showers over the western edge of the fire.
Partly cloudy. Isolated chowers over the mountains. Southwest winds 5-15 mph. Temps High 67, Low 40