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Saturday, June 27, 2015

06/27/15 9:00 am Stetson Creek and Juneau Lake fires Morning Update

Stetson Creek Fire
Acres: 212 Containment: 80%

Today's objectives: All crews are on the fire today for mop-up,
rehabilitation of the line and removing surplus equipment. On Sunday,
June 28, the Chugach National Forest will assume management of the

Juneau Lake Fire
Acres: 580 Containment: 80%

Today's objectives: The fire will be monitored from the air if
weather conditions allow for a fly-over. Minimal fire growth is
expected during the next 24 hours. Management of the fire will be
turned over to the Chugach National Forest on Sunday. InciWeb

Resources: 114 personnel are on the Stetson Creek Fire 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: Saturday, June 27-- Cloudier and more moist conditions will
remain through Sunday afternoon. Rain will become less persistent
Saturday evening and Sunday morning. High of 58F today, Rh 72%, east
winds 4-7mph increasing to 6-11mph in the afternoon.

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

Campground/Cabin Status: Cooper Creek South campground reopened
Friday, June 26. Today, Saturday, June 27, three of four Juneau Lake
recreational use cabins reopen: Romig, Trout Lake and Swan. The
Juneau Lake cabin remains closed for monitoring needs until adequate
rain falls in the area.

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