U.S. Forest Service crews are still fighting the Moser Bay fire north of Ketchikan’s road system.
According to a Friday morning update, the fire is now 45 percent contained with 16 firefighters on the job. The fire remains at about 2.1 acres.
The Forest Service reports that no private structures have been lost. The fire came close to a cabin, but it was saved. There have been no injuries so far.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, although the Forest Service reports it was caused by human activity. It started Monday afternoon.
The Forest Service is providing regular updates on the fire through the Tongass National Forest Facebook page.