1996 Fire Season Statistics

Fire Activity by Protection Agency

STATE PROTECTION # of Fires Acres
Delta 24 2,092.8
Fairbanks 167 382.7
Haines 7 2.7
Kenai-Kodiak 101 28,219.7
Mat-Su 186 37,781.0
Southwest 23 6,202.1
Tok 29 6,887.0
Valdez-Copper R. 28 168.4
Total 565 81,736.8

FEDERAL PROTECTION # Fires Acres
US Forest Service 51 167.5
BLM-Galena Zone 21 6,129.6
BLM-Tanana Zone 36 200,596.9
BLM-Upper Yukon Zone 51 310,636.3
Total 159 517,530.3

STATEWIDE TOTALS Fires: 724 Acres: 599,267.1

Fire Activity by Landowner

LANDOWNER # of Fires Acres
Borough/City 39 8.2
Bureau of Indian Affairs 8 16.0
Bureau of Land Mgt. 39 98,901.7
Fish & Wildlife Service 36 139,193.5
Forest Service 31 103.3
Military 8 82,973.0
National Park Service 5 4,358.5
Native Claims Act Lands 66 92,041.4
Private 361 40,198.8
State 131 141,472.7
Total 724 599,267.1