Wildfire Incident Information
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77% contained
Fire Status
ACTIVE
Last Updated
23 mins, 10 secs ago
Fire Start
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 9:00 AM AKDT
Incident #
NWCG-2022-NWCG-8178
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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 2 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Clear Fire

The Clear Fire has been transitioned to the home unit. Local resources will continue to backhaul equipment, mop-up and complete suppression repair work. Daily Updates will no longer take place unless significant activity occurs. For more information on fires in Alaska, visit akfireinfo.com or the https://www.facebook.com/AK.Forestry">Alaska DNR - Division of Forestry & Fire Protection - DOF Facebook page.

The Clear Fire was discovered on June 21, 2022 and is located 10 miles northwest of the City of Anderson, along the Teklanika River.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning/natural
Date of Origin
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:00 PM AKDT
Location
10 mi NW from City of Anderson along the Teklanika River
Incident Commander
IC Zane Brown - Type 3 Organization
Incident Description
Wildfire
Coordinates
64.405, -149.506

Current Situation

Total Personnel
140
Size (Acres)
72,191
Containment
77%
Estimated Containment
Saturday, July 30, 2022 8:00 AM AKDT
Fuels Involved
The fire area is primarily composed of open and closed canopy black spruce, mixed hardwood with conifers, pure hardwood, and tundra stands. Various fire scars surround the fire area including the Minto Flats (2009) to the north, Bear Creek (2012) to the south, Kobe Ag (2015), and Kobe (2019). Indices have been tracking above normal for the year however, a pattern of moisture and cooler temps has occurred over the past several days.

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Incident Contact
AICC Joint Information Center
Email: akacc@firenet.gov
Phone: 907-356-5511
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Fire Unit Information
Fairbanks Area
3700 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99709