Fire was flown and no smokes reported. | Contain: 6/27/2021 00:33
Primary Fire Agency
Alaska Division of Forestry — Fairbanks Area
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview Updated: 3 months ago
On June 7th, the lightning caused Haystack Fire, located 18 miles north of Fairbanks started smoldering and eluded detection. After days of warmer weather, it was reported June 14 at 6:45 PM. Air and ground initial attack resources made an aggressive response. The Alaska Type 2 Incident Management Team began managing the fire on June 18th. 100% containment was attained at 927 acres on June 26th. The Alaska Team transferred management of the fire in monitor status to Fairbanks Area Forestry at 8 AM on Thursday, July 1.
Date of Origin:
Monday, June 14, 2021 6:45 PM PDT
18 miles north of Fairbanks
Brush (2 feet) Timber (Litter and Understory) Black Spruce continues to be the key fuel in the general area. Aspen and Birch, White Spruce, and mixed forests are more resistant to spread. The new start Sunday burning in old burn scar with heavy dead and down fuels suggests drier conditions through the Tanana Valley itself.
Tim Mowry Phone: 907-356-5511 Hours: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Fire Unit Information
Fairbanks Area 3700 Airport Way Fairbanks, AK 99709