1998 Fire Season Statistics

Fire Activity by Protection Agency

STATE PROTECTION # of Fires Acres
Delta 26 187.4
Fairbanks 145 141.2
Haines 10 87.0
Kenai-Kodiak 33 19.3
Mat-Su 77 52.9
Southwest 6 22,085.7
Tok 20 41,128.4
Valdez-Copper R. 21 6.5
Total 338 63,708.4

FEDERAL PROTECTION # Fires Acres
US Forest Service 35 124.8
BLM-Galena Zone 7 179.3
BLM-Tanana Zone 24 55,812.2
BLM-Upper Yukon Zone 9 927.1
Total 75 57,043.4

STATEWIDE TOTALS Fires: 412 Acres: 120,751.8

Fire Activity by Landowner

LANDOWNER # of Fires Acres
Borough/City 36 92.1
Bureau of Indian Affairs 2 .2
Bureau of Land Mgt. 14 1,613.6
Fish & Wildlife Service 8 50.3
Forest Service 17 1.9
Military 10 55,083.2
National Park Service 3 22.0
Native Claims Act Lands 26 692.6
Private 232 129.3
State 65 63,066.6
Total 413 120,751.8