This thing is getting crazy. We could see the smoke plume from college road yesterday afternoon. The Newsminer is reporting that it has burned more than 12,000 acres already and some nearby residents are being asked to leave.
Hayes Creek residents urged to leave as Hastings Fire nears: “Updated 11:50 p.m. FAIRBANKS — Residents of Hayes Creek Subdivision were advised to leave Monday as firefighters prepared to initiate a burnout procedure on the Hastings Fire. A burnout, often…”