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Lime Complex

Unit Information

Southwest Area
Box 130 McGrath Alaska 99627
McGrath, AK 99627

Incident Contact

Public Information
Phone: 907-356-5511
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Highlighted Activity

07/22/2022 Final Update on Inciweb for Lime Complex
 This will be the last update to Inciweb on the Lime Complex. For information, contact the Alaska Interagency Joint Information Center at (907)356-5511 or...
News - 07/22/2022
Operational Update for July 21, 2022Image options: [ Full Size ]

The Lime Complex start is logged as June 14, 2022 at 8:00 PM. The 21 million acre complex encompasses a vast, isolated geographic area between roadless communities accessible only by air and river. The total complex includes the 18 fires. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday June 14th, 2022 approx. 08:00 PM
LocationSleetmute to King Salmon, Napaimute to Port Alsworth
Incident CommanderTyson Albrecht
Coordinates61.57 latitude, -158.006 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel107
Size865,620 Acres
Estimated Containment DateMonday August 01st, 2022 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Short grass (1 foot); Timber (grass and understory); Brush (2 feet) The incidents in the Complex span 21 million acres with a wide variety of Alaska fuels: black spruce, tundra, hardwood, brush. Fuels are a similar mix south and north. Fuel conditions are moderating area-wide with cloud cover and rain.

Significant Events



Fire Suppression strategy was calculated by % total acres.

Monitor: 43%

Point Protection: 57%

42 of the 43 sites identified as needing protection have been completed.