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Swan Lake Fire

Unit Information

Kenai-Kodiak Area
42499 Sterling Highway
Soldotna, AK 99669

Incident Contacts

Fire Information
Phone: 208-391-3488
Hours: Mon-Sun 8 am to 9 pm

KPB Call Center
Phone: 907-262-4636
Hours: Mon- Fri 8 am to 5 pm

Announcements — Swan Lake Fire

9/16/19 3:55 p.m. Cooper Landing Level 1 READY alert removed Released: 6 days ago
As of 12:01 a.m.Tuesday morning September 17, the Level 1 READY alert for all areas of Cooper Landing is removed. The Northern Rockies Team 4 team managing the Swan Lake Fire, in coordination with...
Kenai River, Upper Skilak Boat Ramp and Skilak Lake Road to reopen Released: 6 days ago
September 16, 2019Kenai River, Upper Skilak Boat Ramp and Skilak Lake Road to reopen to boaters Tuesday, Sept. 17The portion of the Kenai River from Jims Landing to Skilak Lake will be reopened for...
Swan Lake Fire Community Meeting on 9/16/19 at 6:00 pm Released: 9/15/2019
Community Meeting: A Community Meeting is scheduled for 6:00pm on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at the Cooper Landing School, 19030 Bean Creek Road, Cooper Landing. Fire operations personnel and local...
Emergency Burn Order Rescinded Released: 9/4/2019
WHEREAS, the period from April 1 to August 31, inclusive of each year has been designated the fire season pursuant to AS 41.15.050, and, WHEREAS, the Commissioner of the Department of Natural...
Community Meetings Tonight - Cooper Landing and Sterling Released: 9/2/2019
The Great Basin Incident Management Team 1 will hold two community meetings to present information on the status of the Swan Lake Fire. The meetings will be held simultaneously this Tuesday in Cooper...
Chain of Events on the Sterling Highway, August 25 Released: 9/1/2019
Last Sunday night the Sterling Highway was closed after fire activity picked up near the road. As the highway was being cleared of remaining traffic, some travelers passed through an area where there...
August 26, 2019 09:00 a.m. Swan Lake Fire Operational Update Released: 8/28/2019
August 26, 2019 09:00 a.m. Swan Lake Fire Operational
Cooper Landing at "Set" Released: 8/26/2019
8/26/19 8:00 PM The Sterling Highway is now closed at the Y at the intersection of the Sterling Highway and the Seward Highway to allow people leaving Cooper Landing to get out. Cooper Landing is at...
Current Status of Released: 8/25/2019
August 25, 2019 - 6:50 PMTraffic is currently stopped at MP 57 due to an increase in fire activity. It is unknown at this time how long the delay will last.Travel is not recommended on the Sterling...
Travel on Sterling Highway Delayed Released: 8/25/2019
8/25/19 4:20 PM Sterling Highway OPENThe Sterling Highway is reopen with the use of pilot cars leading one lane of traffic through the Swan Lake Fire area at a time. There active fire along the...