This blog is maintained as an effort to coordinate and collocate responding agencies' information for easier public access during events on the Kenai Peninsula. The information here is written and provided by the contributing agencies. NOTE: The blog will be updated as the need arises and may be dormant at times.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

08/10/2019 Swan Lake Fire smoke increases over weekend.

Swan Lake Fire responded to the warm, dry weather of this past week with increased activity in the Mystery and Thurman Creek drainages. More smoke has been observed and can be expected to continue for the next few days. Higher relative humidity and a shorter burn period as summer comes to an end will help continue to calm fire behavior.  The fire is being managed by a Type 3 incident management team. 
                      Smoke observed by firefighters during monitoring flight in Mystery Creek drainage. 8/9/19.

For more information please contact:

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge at 907-252-9852
Chugach National Forest Ranger District at 907-288-3178
Alaska Division of Forestry at 907-260-4200
Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management at 907-262-4636.

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