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Dalton Highway Complex

Unit Information

Alaska Fire Service - Tanana Zone
Bureau of Land Management
Alaska
Fort Wainwright, AK 99703

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Incident Contact

BLM AFS Public Affairs Specialist Beth Ipsen
Email: eipsen@blm.gov
Phone: 907-356-5511
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

News Releases — Dalton Highway Complex

Dalton Highway Complex Update (07-27-2022) Released: 7/27/2022
California Interagency Incident Management Team 14 will transition management of the Dalton Highway Complex to the BLM Alaska Fire Service at 11 p.m. today, July 27. This will be the final daily...
Dalton Highway Update Complex (07-26-2022) Released: 7/26/2022
Overall containment of the Dalton Highway Complex increased to 57%, with the Idaho Bar Fire (#555) now fully contained. Fire activity did not increase during three days of warm, dry weather. The...
Dalton Highway Complex Update (07-25-2022) Released: 7/25/2022
Firefighters on the Idaho Bar Fire (#555) finished mopping up the two interior hotspots as well as 200-feet in from the fire perimeter. Crews are continuing to return of excess equipment and supplies...
Dalton Highway Complex Update (07-24-2022) Released: 7/24/2022
Firefighters on the Idaho Bar Fire (#555), east of Rampart, anticipate they will complete the time-consuming mop-up process Sunday. They did a thorough search for hotspots, starting along the...
Dalton Highway Complex Update (07-23-2022) Released: 7/23/2022
A brief warming trend begins Saturday as ridging builds over the Yukon Territory and along the Alaskan Canadian border. Relative humidity will decrease to the upper 30s, while temperatures will...
Dalton Highway Complex Update (07-22-2022) Released: 7/22/2022
The 17 fires burning in the Dalton Highway Complex have been declared 40% contained. There were measurable amounts of precipitation that fell over the complex yesterday. This weather pattern will be...
Dalton Highway Complex Update (07-21-2022) Released: 7/21/2022
Approximately 2 to 2.5 inches of rain fell on all the 17 fires in the complex over the past four to five days. While fire activity has diminished, more than 5 inches of rain is typically needed to...
Dalton Highway Complex Update (07-20-2022) Released: 7/20/2022
Warmer temperatures are expected today across the Interior, with shower activity becoming more minimal. While all fires have received precipitation for several days, fire history in Alaska has shown...
Dalton Highway Complex Update (07-19-2022) Released: 7/19/2022
The ongoing cooler temperatures and precipitation continued to help all fires on the Dalton Highway Complex on Monday. The MM 125 Fire (#441) showed minimal fire behavior; crews continue work on...
Dalton Highway Complex Update (07-18-2022) Released: 7/18/2022
Cooler temperatures coupled with precipitation continued to moderate fire activity on all fires in the Dalton Highway Complex on Sunday. The MM 125 Fire (#441) showed minimal fire behavior; crews...