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Unit Information

PO Box 40 Pablo Montana 59855 
Pablo, 
59855 
PO Box 40 Pablo Montana 59855 
Pablo, 
59855 

Incident Contacts

  • Elmo Fire Information
    Email:
    2022.elmo2@firenet.gov
    Phone:
    406-818-5200
    Hours:
    7:00 am to 9:00 am and 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

News

 Elmo Fire Update August 18, 2022
8.14.2022 Elmo Fire update
Released: 08/14/2022
Beginning today updates will be generated as needed. The fire information line will be staffed from 7:00am to 9:00am and 5:00pm to 7:00pm Acreage and containment remain the same today with 21,349 acres and 75% containment. ="margin-top:.05pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:>
8.13.2022 Daily Update
Released: 08/13/2022
  Acreage and containment remain the same as yesterday with 21,349 acres and 75% containment. Firefighters are utilizing heavy equipment and aviation support to increase containment line. Current and Planned Activity
8.12.22 Daily Update
Released: 08/12/2022
Containment increased to 75% with additional containment line achieved on multiple areas of the fireline including the southeast, northwest, and northeast areas of the fire. Acreage remains at 21,349. Current and Planned Activity
8.11.2022 Daily Update
Released: 08/11/2022
  Containment increased to 66% with additional containment line achieved west of Red Lake and south of Big Meadows Road. No fire growth occurred yesterday; acreage remains at 21,349. Evacuations The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Lake Mary Ronan State Park updated evacuations and closures effective at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. ·        Pre-evacuation warnings have been lifted for residents along Lake Mary Ronan Road (Hwy 352) west of Dayton Creek Road.
8.10.2022 Daily Update
Released: 08/10/2022
  No fire growth occurred yesterday; acreage remains at 21,348 and 61% containment. Evacuations The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Lake Mary Ronan State Park updated evacuations and closures effective at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. ·       Pre-evacuation warnings have been lifted for residents along Lake Mary Ronan Road (Hwy 352) west of Dayton Creek Road. ·       Pre-evacuation warnings have been lifted for residents of Chief Cliff Lane, Black Lake Road, Big Meadows Road, and Dayton Creek Road.
8.9.2022 Daily Update
Released: 08/09/2022
   The Elmo Fire stayed relatively within the same footprint as yesterday with only 4 acres of growth for a total of 21,349 acres. Additional containment line east of Cromwell Creek and south of Lake Mary Ronan increased containment to 61%. Evacuations ·       Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents along Lake Mary Ronan Road (Hwy 352) west of Dayton Creek Road. This area remains under pre-evacuation warning and open to residents and guests only.
8.8.2022 Daily Update
Released: 08/08/2022
  Public Meeting this evening, Monday, August 8th at 7:00 pm at the Elmo Pow Wow Grounds – Hwy 93. The Elmo Fire grew only 18 acres yesterday due to firefighter efforts on the ground and ample aircraft support. Containment increased to 55% and a total acreage of 21,345 acres. Evacuations
8.7.2022 Daily Update
Released: 08/07/2022
   The Elmo Fire experienced minimal growth yesterday of 129 acres for a total of 21,327 acres and containment increased to 30%. Evacuations ·  Pre-evacuation warnings have been lifted for residents east of Hwy 93 between Chief Cliff Lane and Lake Mary Ronan Road (Hwy 352). ·  Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents of Chief Cliff Lane and Black Lake Road (remain under pre-evacuation warning). ·  Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents of Big Meadows Road and Dayton Creek Road (remain under pre-evacuation warning).
8.6.2022 Daily Update
Released: 08/06/2022
 The Elmo Fire experienced minimal growth yesterday of 16 acres for a total of 21,198 acres. The fire remains south of Lake Mary Ronan and containment increased to 18%. Despite a continuous line around the fire perimeter, significant work is needed to secure the line and ensure areas of heat remain interior.="margin-top:1.0pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:12.0pt;>