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Clear Fire

Unit Information

Fairbanks Area
3700 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99709

Incident Contact

AICC Joint Information Center
Phone: 907-356-5511
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Highlighted Activity

07/28/2022 July 28, 2022 Update for the Clear Fire
Size: 72,188 acresCompletion: 77%Location: 6 miles west of Anderson, AlaskaPersonnel: 173Start Date: June 21, 2022Cause: Natural, Lightning This will be the final update from Northern Rockies Team...
News - 07/28/2022
Clear Fire Progression Map July 28, 2022Image options: [ Full Size ]

The Clear Fire has been transitioned to the home unit.  Local resources will continue to backhaul equipment, mop-up and complete suppression repair work. Daily Updates will no longer take place unless significant activity occurs. For more information on fires in Alaska, visit or the Alaska DNR - Division of Forestry & Fire Protection - DOF Facebook page.
The Clear Fire was discovered on June 21, 2022 and is located 10 miles northwest of the City of Anderson, along the Teklanika River.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday June 21st, 2022 approx. 05:00 PM
Location10 mi NW from City of Anderson along the Teklanika River
Incident CommanderIC Zane Brown - Type 3 Organization
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates64.405 latitude, -149.506 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel140
Size72,191 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained77%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday July 30th, 2022 approx. 08:00 AM
Fuels Involved

The fire area is primarily composed of open and closed canopy black spruce, mixed hardwood with conifers, pure hardwood, and tundra stands. Various fire scars surround the fire area including the Minto Flats (2009) to the north, Bear Creek (2012) to the south, Kobe Ag (2015), and Kobe (2019). Indices have been tracking above normal for the year however, a pattern of moisture and cooler temps has occurred over the past several days.


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