Residents at a Shovel Creek Fire public information meeting June 26th. (Photo by Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks)
Residents at a Shovel Creek Fire public information meeting June 26th. (Photo by Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks)

Progress is reported by managers of the Shovel Creek wildfire northwest of Fairbanks, despite challenging conditions. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, that’s the message from a state team managing the response to the blaze, which has hundreds of area residents in “ready evacuation” status.

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