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State Creek Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contacts

Dillon Ranger District
Phone: 406-683-3900
Hours: M-F 8:00 - 4:30

State Creek Fire Information
Phone: 406-356-6521
Hours: 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

State Creek Fire Closure Map Sept. 22, 2020Image options: [ Full Size ]

Order Number 2020-D4-023, applicable to the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, pertaining to the State Creek Fire closure is rescinded.

RESCINDING ORDER BEAVERHEAD-DEERLODGE NATIONAL FOREST Butte Ranger District Pursuant to Title 36 Code of Federal Regulation 261.50 (a) & (b), the prohibition listed in Order number 2020-D4-023, applicable to the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest dated September 22, 2020 and signed by Cheri Ford Forest Supervisor is hereby rescinded effective October 20, 2020 @ 0900. Done at Dillon, Montana this 20th day of October 2020.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday August 29th, 2020 approx. 12:00 PM
LocationApproximately 16 miles NE of Whitehall
Incident CommanderChambers, Dunn (T)
Incident DescriptionWildfire Lightning/Natural
Coordinates46.099 latitude, -112.233 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel22
Size4,400 Acres
Estimated Containment DateFriday October 30th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory) medium logging slash with a heavy component of dead and down Lodgepole Pine and Subalpine Fir.

Significant Events

A new closure order is in effect, September 22, 2020.


Planned Actions

Monitor and mop up.

Projected Incident Activity

The fire's activity will continue to be smoldering with backing and creeping until a season ending event of moisture happens. Smoke will still be visible from interior pockets of fuel smoldering and burning.