Sockeye Fire

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Sockeye Fire

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Approximate Location

61.845 latitude, -150.086 longitude

Incident Overview

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday June 14th, 2015 approx. 01:15 PM
Location6 miles north of Willow, Alaska
Incident CommanderICT 4
Incident DescriptionSockeye Fire

Current Situation

Total Personnel21
Size7,220 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained99%
Fuels Involved

Timber,tall grass, brush


Planned Actions

The planned actions are for the Mat-Su crew to report to the fire from Palmer Forestry at the beginning of each operational period. The crew has split into two squads to work on separate areas. They will continue working on hot spots found by palm IR and any other areas of concern.

Projected Incident Activity

Given current suppression efforts, staffing levels, and favorable weather, there is little to no foreseen potential for movement. Aggressive and persistent mop up will continue to ensure the safety of structures within the fire area.

Unit Information

Mat-Su Area Forestry
Palmer, AK 99645

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