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Virginia Creek Fire

Unit Information

Beaverhead/Deerlodge National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
420 Barrett St Dillon Montana 59725
Dillon, MT 59725

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The lightning caused Virginia Creek fire detected on August 2 at approximately 12:45 p.m. is now 100% contained

Fire will continue to be monitored by district firefighting personnel as needed until the fire is declared out

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginThursday August 02nd, 2018 approx. 12:45 PM
LocationApproximately 5 miles west of McAllister, MT
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates45.435 latitude, -111.835 longitude

Current Situation

Size67 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Heavy Mixed Conifer Fuels

Outlook

Planned Actions

The fire is now 100% contained and will be patrolled by engine crews.