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Swan Lake Fire

Unit Information

Kenai-Kodiak Area
42499 Sterling Highway
Soldotna, AK 99669

Incident Contacts

Bill Paxton
Email: 2019.Swanlake@firenet.gov
Phone: 208-391-3488
Hours: Mon-Sun 7 am to 10:30pm

Jeanne Wambaugh
Phone: 208-391-3488
Hours: Mon-Sun 7 am to 10:30 pm

Announcements — Swan Lake Fire

Sterling Highway Temporary Pilot Car Operation Released: 6/28/2019
6/28/19 7:00 am Swan Lake Fire UpdateHeavy smoke on the Sterling Highway has the road down to one lane and pilot cars working again according to 511 Alerts. The affected area is between Milepost 64.5...
Sterling Highway Reopened, 35 MPH through Fire Area Released: 6/27/2019
The Sterling Highway has been opened to reduced speed 2-way traffic after several days of flagging operations.It is posted 35 mph max between
Community Meeting Today, June 26 at 6 pm Released: 6/25/2019
The Swan Lake Fire Community Meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow, June 26th at the Sterling Community Center in Sterling, Alaska.The meeting will be streamed on the Alaska DNR- Division of...
Sterling Highway visibility improved and is now open. Released: 6/21/2019
Smoke from Swan Lake Fire has dissipated and Sterling Highway has reopened as of 10:00am on June 21, 2019.
Sterling Hwy traffic delays MP 60-71 Released: 6/21/2019
A minor traffic accident has vehicles backed up on the Sterling Hwy due to low visibility. Delays can also be seen this morning due to a mix of heavy fog and smoke around the area. As of 7:30am pilot...
Swan Lake Fire information meeting Friday, June 21 at 6pm Released: 6/20/2019
A Swan Lake Fire informational meeting for the community will be held at 6pm on Friday, June 21 at the Sterling Community Center (38377 Swanson River road, Sterling). The community is encouraged to...
06/15/19 Smoke Advisory for Southcentral Alaska Released: 6/15/2019
ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION: Division of Air Quality AIR QUALITY ADVISORY Southcentral Alaska #2019-F3 Saturday, June 15, 2019 LOCATION(S) IMPACTED:...