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Foss Lake Fire

Unit Information

Superior National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Duluth, MN 55808

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June 3, 2016 8:30am

The Fire was contained and controlled on June 2, 2016.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday May 19th, 2016 approx. 11:00 PM
LocationApproximately 10 miles west of Ely, Minnesota, north of Foss Lake and south of Crab Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Incident DescriptionEscaped Prescribed Burn
Coordinates47.895 latitude, -92.083 longitude

Current Situation

Size936 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory)

Significant Events

Precipitation fell on the fire area over the past several days.

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