1997 Fire Season Statistics

Fire Activity by Protection Agency

STATE PROTECTION # of Fires Acres
Delta 22 1,501.3
Fairbanks 180 6,955.5
Haines 5 23.3
Kenai-Kodiak 80 14,246.5
Mat-Su 149 155.9
Southwest 119 1,015,274.6
Tok 28 20,742.3
Valdez-Copper R. 29 11.5
Total 612 1,058,910.9

FEDERAL PROTECTION # Fires Acres
US Forest Service 33 87.3
BLM-Galena Zone 52 880,825.9
BLM-Tanana Zone 54 42,551.5
BLM-Upper Yukon Zone 22 44,523.7
Total 161 967,988.4

STATEWIDE TOTALS Fires: 773 Acres: 2,026,899.3

Fire Activity by Landowner

LANDOWNER # of Fires Acres
Borough/City 4.1 4.1
Bureau of Indian Affairs 9 37.8
Bureau of Land Mgt. 68 955,375.4
Fish & Wildlife Service 55 757,947.5
Forest Service 13 32.7
Military 16 3,473.2
National Park Service 15 19,345.1
Native Claims Act Lands 61 6,333.9
Private 331 635.0
State 179 283,713.7
Total 773 2,026,899.3