Saturday, May 21, 2011

Goldstream Wildfire Update

InciWeb updated at about Noon indicated containment at approximately 10%.

Goldstream Fire #160: Fire map shows MODIS detected hot spots (red squares) and reported location of fire. A fire extent will be available when they visually map the area from the air (possibly sometime Monday).

View from Lincoln Creek at 1 pm. Plume activity is greatly reduced. The overall forest fire season is long from over. Helicopter and plane activity can still be heard. This mornings report indicated that 125 staff are on the fire with more crews in route.

Fire Name: Moose Mountain
Daily Record For: May 20, 2011
Status: S/U
Estimated Acres: 700
Incident Commander: Blankenship, C
Personnel Count: 125
Daily Cost: $72,000.00
At 1531 59633 reported a large column of smoke. Helitack arrived on scene and found 1/4 acre fire burning in black spruce 100% percent active in black spruce with trees torching. Air Attack, Retardant, Smoke Jumpers a Scoopers, Crews and Dozers were ordered for the fire. Surrounding VFD`s provided engines and staging was set up at Ivory Jacks. Fire operations will continue thru the night. IC + 124
Fire Year: 2011
Sequence #: 160
Estimated Acres: 700
AFS Code: F3Z1
DOF Code: 111160
USFS Code: PNF321
Total Cost: $72,000.00
Structures Threatened: 0
Structures Burned: 0
Management Org.: DOF
Office: FAS
Option: Critical
Latitude: 64.94775
Longitude: -147.9311667
Origin Owner: BOR
Origin Admin Unit: BOR
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 21, 2011

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