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Haystack

Unit Information

Fairbanks Area
3700 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99709

Incident Contact

Tim Mowry
Phone: 907-356-5511
Hours: 8:00AM-5:00PM

News Releases — Haystack

Haystack Fire Update, Wednesday June 30 2021 Released: 6/30/2021
This is our final update for the Haystack Fire (#196). The fire is 100 percent contained and control objectives have been reached. No hot spots have been identified by infrared flights in the past...
Haystack Fire Update, Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Released: 6/29/2021
 Progress continues on the Haystack Fire (#196) control objectives. A recent infrared flight showed no active hot spots within the fire perimeter. Incident management is expected to be transferred...
Haystack Fire Update Monday, June 28,2021 Released: 6/28/2021
 (Fairbanks, AK) – Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 29 will be the final update on the Haystack Fire (#196). The fire is 100 percent contained and the team is working hard to meet control objectives. The...
Haystack Fire Update Sunday, June 27, 2021 Released: 6/27/2021
(Fairbanks, AK) – With the Haystack Fire (#196) containment line complete, crews are focusing on control objectives, searching for hot spots in the burned area and the surrounding green vegetation....
Haystack Fire Update Saturday, June 26,2021 Released: 6/26/2021
 (Fairbanks, AK) – Late last night, Incident Commander, Ed Sanford, announced crews have reached 100 percent containment on the Haystack Fire (#196). Firefighters still have several days of mop up...
Haystack Fire Update Friday, June 25,2021 Released: 6/25/2021
(Fairbanks, AK)-In addition to mop up on the active fire perimeter, crews are gridding through unburned areas. Gridding is a process of methodically checking areas to ensure that there are no hot...
Haystack Fire Update Thursday, June 24,2021 Released: 6/24/2021
(Fairbanks, AK) - A Red Flag is in effect for the Fairbanks area, including Haystack Mountain, due to forecasted hot, dry, and windy weather. The fine fuels are expected to dry with this weather...
Haystack Fire Update Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Released: 6/23/2021
 Haystack Fire Update June 23, 2021 Incident Commander: Ed Sanford(Fairbanks, AK)- Fire crews, along with aviation and heavy equipment resources have put in a substantial amount of work along the...
Haystack Fire Update Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Released: 6/22/2021
 (FAIRBANKS, Alaska) – Operational priorities today include searching for hot spots within the Haystack Fire (#196) perimeter and monitoring for lightning holdover fires in the vicinity. A...
Haystack Fire Update Monday, June 21, 2021 Released: 6/21/2021
(FAIRBANKS, Alaska) – Incident Commander, Ed Sanford, will hold a community meeting outdoors at the Haystack Mountain Laundry and Showers (5001 Haystack Drive) at 7:00pm on Tuesday, June 22. The...