(Tok, AK) – The Bitter Creek Fire was declared as contained on June 10, 2013. All fire resources assigned to the fire have been released back to respective home stations. Local firefighters from Tok Area Forestry will monitor the fire over the next few weeks and work to extinguish any hot spots near containment lines as necessary until the fire is completely out.
|Date of Origin||Friday May 31st, 2013 approx. 02:15 PM|
|Location||9 miles NW of Northway Junction, AK|
|Incident Commander||Phil Blydenburgh|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday June 11th, 2013 approx. 12:00 AM|
Black Spruce mixed with hardwoods and litter.
All personnel demobed from the fire. Northway helibase closed.
Remaining overhead will demob 6/11 and 6/12.
The fire area received a tenth of an inch of rain yesterday.
|Wind Conditions||24 mph NW|