Current Fire Information

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July 27, 2015 map of wildland fires around Noatak National Preserve and Kobuk Valley National Park.


The Eli River Fire was reported on July 17, 2015. It is located about 15 miles southeast of the village of Noatak. Due to the proximity of the fire to a native allotment, it was determined that action needed to be taken. Eight smokejumpers, air attack, and a fire boss contained and controlled by the next morning. Fire managers will continue to monitor the fire by air.

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