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Oregon Lakes

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Alaska Fire Service - Military Zone
Bureau of Land Management
P.O. Box 3500
Ft. Wainwright, AK 99703

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News Releases — Oregon Lakes

Final daily update for Oregon Lakes Fire Released: 6/7/2019
Start Date: April 30, 2019Acres: 34,499Personnel assigned: 89Crews assigned: 3 (Gannett Glacier & Tanana Chiefs Type 2 IA, North Stars Type 2)Cause: human, under investigationManagement of the...
Crews Focus on Completing Protection Lines in Richardson Clearwater Released: 6/6/2019
DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska – The remaining fire crews will focus efforts for the next few days on completing lines in the Richardson Clearwater community. Structure protection efforts in the...
Crews Complete Protection Work in the South Bank Community Released: 6/5/2019
DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska – Crews completed property protection lines around private homes in the South Bank community yesterday and will focus efforts today on completing lines in Richardson...
Crews Continue Protection Work Before Renewed Warm, Dry Weather Released: 6/4/2019
DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska – Crews continue to construct the property protection fuelbreaks and structure protection measures near groups of cabins located in the Richardson Clearwater and South Bank...
Conditions Begin to Warm and Dry Over the Oregon Lakes Fire Released: 6/3/2019
DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska – After significant rain events, it will take several days for vegetation to dry out enough for fire managers to fully assess the residual heat within the perimeter of the...
Oregon Lakes Fire Receives Significant Rainfall Released: 6/2/2019
DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska – With nearly an inch of rain, the Oregon Lakes Fire experienced minimal growth on Saturday. While the rain has significantly slowed fire growth, it likely will not put this...
Wet, Smoky Conditions Persist Over the Oregon Lakes Fire Released: 6/1/2019
DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska – Wetting rains moderated fire activity on the Oregon Lakes Fire Friday, but caused damp, smoky conditions for the greater surrounding area. This change in weather was timely...
Oregon Lakes Fire Grew Thursday Before Anticipated Weather Change Released: 5/31/2019
DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska – While conditions are expected to bring temporary reprieve with cooler, wetter weather moving into the area, Thursday’s breezy warm temperatures resulted in fire growth...
Daily Update for Thursday May 30th 2019 Oregon Lakes Fire Released: 5/30/2019
DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska – The Northwest Incident Management Team 11 (NW11) is transitioning command of the Oregon Lakes Fire to a BLM Alaska Fire Service Type III management team. The Alaska team...
Daily Update for Wednesday May 29th, 2019 Oregon Lakes Fire Released: 5/29/2019
DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska – Cooler temperatures, decreased winds and rain showers on Tuesday reduced activity in the Oregon Lakes Fire, which showed minor growth yesterday. Some portions of the fire...