Elder Creek Fire

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Elder Creek Fire


With Daylight Dwindling, Burn Window Decreases
Saturday, September 23, 2017The Central Montana Type 2 Team will transition with a local Type 3 team at 6:00 pm today, 9/23/2017.Updated Phone Number: 406-551-6295 Note: There was no infrared flight.. more


Approximate Location

48.999 latitude, -114.415 longitude

Incident Overview

Minimal fire activity seen on the south end of the Elder Creek Fire

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The Elder Creek Fire started on September 2, 2017, in Canada on the Montana and British Columbia border. A local Type 3 Team has been managing the fire since 9/24/2017.

Daily updates are available on the Sprague Fire Inciweb page: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/news/5510

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday September 02nd, 2017 approx. 01:55 PM
Location40 miles north of West Glacier, Montana, on the US/Canada Border

Current Situation

Size659 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained75%

Unit Information

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Glacier National Park
National Park Service
PO Box 128 West Glacier Montana 59936
West Glacier, MT 59936

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Phone: 406-551-6295
Hours: 7 days a week 8am - 8pm

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