Temporary Flight Restriction is Lifted
The Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) has been lifted for the Steamboat Creek Fire area. Please continue to monitor local frequencies. more
This lightning caused fire was reported on Friday, July 15th. It stayed small in size for several days before growing considerably from an estimated 275 acres on July 17th to over 19,000 acres on July 21st. The majority of smoke is being produced by smoldering materials on the southwest edge and isolated pockets of unburned interior fuels. Fire personnel will continue to monitor.
Temporary Flight Restriction has been lifted for the fire area.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday July 15th, 2016 approx. 03:30 PM|
|Location||10 miles south west of McCarthy, Alaska|
|Incident Commander||Greg Arkle|
|Estimated Containment Date||Sunday October 30th, 2016 approx. 12:00 AM|
Previously burned Spruce & slash, green patches of spruce, willow, & grasses.
Due to weather, fire behavior was minimal; and a chance of cooler, wetter weather is forecasted in the next few days.
Fire will continue to be monitored