Cub Creek 2 Fire Update
July 17, 2021 3:00 pm
The Cub Creek 2 Fire started at the hairpin turn of Cub Creek Road and the Chewuch River. The fire burned actively into the late nighttime hours.
Retardant from very large air tankers, water scooping/dropping planes, helicopters with buckets and various ground forces of hand crews and engines initially attacked the fire. The left flank is lined from the toe of the fire to the First Creek Road which also ties into Forest Road 140 leading to Buck Lake Campground. The north flank remains unchecked at this time. The northeast flank is backing down into the West Chewuch Road; it had crossed north of the confluence of the East and West Chewuch Road to Heaton Homestead. The fire has spotted east of Boulder Creek Road and is burning towards the north.
The following roads accessing the fire area will be closed:
· Rendezvous, Banker Pass, East and West Chewuch, and at the junction of the Forest Service Roads 39 and 37 due to down powerlines, rolling debris, and falling trees. · Goat Creek Road at the junction of the 52 and 5225 Road · 100 spur of West Fawn will be closed at the 5217 Road · 100 spur of East Fawn will be closed at the 5217 Road · 5215 Road · 5008 Road 100 spur road in Bear Creek · 5009 Road 100 spur road in Ramsey Creek · 5009 Road 100 spur road in Pearrygin Creek · 4225 Road · 4235 Road END