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Swan Lake Fire

Unit Information

Kenai-Kodiak Area
42499 Sterling Highway
Soldotna, AK 99669

News Releases — Swan Lake Fire

Current Fire Restrictions Released: 8/23/2019
For complete fire restrictions on the Seward and Glacier Ranger Districts of the Chugach National Forest, click on "Related Information" below.
Smoke Outlook for 8/23 - 8/24 Released: 8/23/2019
Special Statement The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Advisory in effect through Friday afternoon for the Susitna Valley and Kenai Peninsula Fire...
Swan Lake Fire Update - August 23, 2019 Released: 8/23/2019
The firefighting resources of the Swan Lake Fire were bolstered on Thursday with the addition of five hand crews. These crews worked the southwestern flank of the fire, south of the Sterling Highway....
Smoke Outlook for 8/22 - 8/23 Alaska South Released: 8/22/2019
Special Statement The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Advisory in effect through Friday afternoon for the Susitna Valley and Kenai Peninsula. Fire ...
Swan Lake Fire Update - August 22, 2019 Released: 8/22/2019
A community meeting will be held at the Sterling Community Center on Thursday at 6:00 pm. On Wednesday, dozers and handcrews completed a containment line from the Sterling Highway south to Skilak...
Swan Lake Fire Update - August 21, 2019 Released: 8/21/2019
A community meeting will be held at the Cooper Landing School on Wednesday at 6:00 pm, and at the Sterling Community Center on Thursday at 6:00 pm. Firefighting activities on Tuesday were focused on...
Swan Lake Fire Update - August, 20, 2019 Released: 8/20/2019
One lane of Sterling Highway to reopen at 10:00 am this morning. Pilot cars will be escorting traffic in alternating directions with flaggers at either end of the affected area between MP53 and MP75....
Swan Lake Fire Update – August 19, 2019 Released: 8/19/2019
Swan Lake Fire yesterday exhibited extreme fire behavior due to continued high winds that pushed it south and east into the Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Activity...
Swan Lake Fire Update 8/18/2019 Released: 8/18/2019
Extreme dry conditions and high winds brought very dry, gusty north winds pushing the Swan Lake Fire across the Sterling Highway at MP 60. Expect increased smoke into Cooper Landing and the Kenai...
Resurrection Trail is CLOSED Released: 8/17/2019
Due to fire activity and continued forecast strong north winds through the weekend the Chugach National Forest has implemented a closure on Resurrection Pass trail from the junction of Devil’s Pass...