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Thursday, June 25, 2015

6/25/15 9:00 pm Stetson Creek and Juneau Lake fires Evening Update

Stetson Creek Fire

Acres: 212 Containment: 70%

Today's objectives: Crews are rehabbing line, mopping up and
preparing to back haul equipment.

Juneau Lake Fire Acres: 580 Containment: 55%

Today's objectives: The crew focused on the northwest and southeast
corners of the fire. The active fire in the southeast corner has
nearly reached the snow bank where it will burn itself out. The crew,
gear and equipment will be airlifted out. InciWeb

Resources 114 personnel today. Assigned to the two fires are two
20-person crews, an 18-person module, 3 helicopter support, 18 team
and 15 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 tomorrow, June 26. Juneau Lake Fire – Beginning
tomorrow, June 26, Romig, Trout Lake and Swan recreational use cabins
reopen. The Juneau Lake cabin remains closed.

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