Monday, May 23, 2011

Goldstream Wildfire Update #2

Containment is 60% as of approximately 2 pm today. The burned area is mapped at 941 acres, a little larger than the estimated 700 acres.


Coordinate Position
Geographic: 64° 56' 55" N, 147° 55' 54" W
Legal: SEC 3, T1N, R2W, FM
Elevation: 331 Meters or 1089 Feet
Slope/Aspect: 6°/106°
16 Active WildFires
Fire Name: Moose Mountain
Daily Record For: May 22, 2011
Status: S/U
Estimated Acres: 941
Incident Commander: Blankenship, C
Personnel Count: 211
Daily Cost: $268,703.00
On 5/21/11 the fire was reported to be 800 acres with 60% contained. Fire had one sustained flare up and crowning for 70 acres, there was ground fire and group torching. Acitivities on the fire was continuation of cutting and securing fire line aided by ground crews and aerial resources. On 5/22 the fire transitioned to a Type 2 management team and cloudy AM weather and high RH`s allowed time for arriving resources to get established on the fire. A public meeting was held for the Goldstream community at 1900 on 5/22.
Fire Year: 2011
Sequence #: 160
Estimated Acres: 941
AFS Code: F3Z1
DOF Code: 111160
Total Cost: $340,703.00
Structures Threatened: 0
Structures Burned: 0
Management Org.: DOF
Office: FAS
Latitude: 64.9477768
Longitude: -147.9311066
Origin Owner: BORO
Origin Admin Unit: BORO
Discovery Time: May 20, 2011 3:49:00 PM
Discovery Size: 0.3
Initial Behavior: Rank 6
Primary Fuel Type:
Mixed (Hardwoods/Softwoods)
Fire Type: Unknown
Specific Cause: Unknown
Origin Slope: 0-25
Origin Aspect: Unknown
Origin Elevation: 501-1500
Township: 2N
Range: 2W
Section: 33
Quarter: SESE
Meridian: Fairbanks
Updated: May 22, 2011

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