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Thursday, June 25, 2015

6/25/15 9:00 am Stetson Creek and Juneau Lake fires

Stetson Creek Fire
Acres: 212 Containment: 65%

Today's objectives: As for the past several days, mop-up operations
continue and rehab of existing containment will be done as needed.
Crews will also contain and secure pockets and islands of unburned
fuels in the northern portion of the fire. InciWeb

Juneau Lake Fire
Acres: 573 Containment: 45%

Today's objectives: Crews will mop-up the fire's edge from the
northwest to the southwest. Rehab of the existing line is planned to
secure the fire's edge.

Resources :111 personnel today. Assigned to the two fires are three
20-person crews, a 14-person module, 3 helicopter support, 15 team and
24 miscellaneous and overhead staff, and one Type 3 helicopter.

Injuries: One firefighter sustained minor injuries due to an
encounter with a bear. He received treatment for animal bites.

Weather: Thursday, June 25: Most cloudy with a high of 65F and Rh52%.
Southerly winds of 2-4 mph are expected in the morning while afternoon
winds from the southeast will pick up to 6-12 mph.

Closures: Burning closures are in effect for all of the Kenai
Peninsula. No open burning or campfires are allowed.

Campground/Cabin Status: Stetson Creek Fire- Cooper Creek South
campground opens June 27. Juneau Lake Fire – Beginning June 27,
Romig, Trout Lake and Swan recreational use cabins reopen. The Juneau
Lake cabin remains closed.

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