Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Sockeye Fire 98 percent contained

Mat-Su | Patty Sullivan | Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The fire is currently 98% contained.  100% containment is not expected for a few days. There are still many areas with heat in the interior and smoke will continue to persist for some time.  There have been fewer reports of smoke. The fire has received some precipitation today.  There will be a community meeting at the Willow Community Center tomorrow night July 1 at 7:30 PM.  The fire will transition from Type 3 to Type 4 on Thursday July 2.

—Forestry PIO