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Caribou Lake Fire

Unit Information

Kenai-Kodiak Area
42499 Sterling Highway
Soldotna, AK 99669

News Releases — Caribou Lake Fire

Caribou Lake Fire Update - August 30, 2019 Released: 8/30/2019
This will be the last daily update for the Caribou Lake Fire unless significant activity occurs. Visit InciWeb for the latest information. The Caribou Lake Fire, located 25 miles northeast of Homer,...
Caribou Lake Fire Update - August 29, 2019 Released: 8/29/2019
On Wednesday, crews made significant progress and completed large sections of containment line on the east, south, and west portions of the Caribou Lake Fire. All of the containment lines were tested...
Caribou Lake Fire Update - August 28, 2019 Released: 8/28/2019
Fire activity on the Caribou Lake Fire is mostly smoldering and creeping with some isolated single tree torching. The fire grew four acres, for a total of 904 acres; and remains 20 percent contained....
Caribou Lake Fire Update - August 27, 2019 Released: 8/27/2019
The Caribou Lake Fire received some rain on Monday; however, the ongoing drought conditions have caused the vegetation and ground to remain excessively dry. Crews continued to work toward 100 percent...
Caribou Lake Fire Update - August 26, 2019 Released: 8/26/2019
On Sunday, crews continued to hold and improve existing control lines on the Caribou Lake Fire. Additional firefighters and supplies were transported to the fire by helicopter. An increase in cloud...
Caribou Lake Fire Update - August 25, 2019 Released: 8/25/2019
Two additional crews arrived to assist with suppression on the Caribou Lake Fire Saturday. The fire behavior was influenced by wind and terrain features during the day; however, the fire only...
Caribou Lake Fire Update - August 24, 2019 Released: 8/24/2019
A community meeting will be held at the McNeil Canyon School (52188 East End Rd, Fritz Creek) on Saturday, August 24 at 3:00 PM. The Caribou Lake Fire is currently 895 acres and 20 percent...
Caribou Lake Fire Update - August 23, 2019 Released: 8/23/2019
A community meeting will be held at the McNeil Canyon School (52188 East End Rd, Homer) on Saturday, August 24 at 3:00 PM. On Thursday, clear skies allowed additional equipment and supplies to be...