click on the photo for the full story
The Swan Lake Fire started from a lightning strike on June 5. Since then, it has grown to be the largest fire on the Kenai Peninsula. Scroll through and follow along as we get the latest updates from fire officials working the scene.
The Swan Lake Fire is responsible for smoke throughout Southcentral. Residents in the surrounding area said they are relieved to have a recent reprieve from the heavy smoke that's been in the air since lightning started the fire June 5.
Firefighters credit the improvement to a change in wind direction earlier this week.