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Elder Creek Fire

Unit Information

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

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Minimal fire activity seen on the south end of the Elder Creek FireImage options: [ Full Size ]

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:

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
Coordinates48.999 latitude, -114.415 longitude

Current Situation

Size659 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained75%