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Horse Pasture

Unit Information

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
National Park Service
North Dakota
315 Second Avenue
Medora, ND 58645

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Incident Contact

J. Michael Johnson -Fire Information Officer
Phone: 402-250-5017

Highlighted Activity

04/12/2021 Rain and Snow Provide Additional Assistance to Firefighters
 April 12, 2021For immediate release      Rain and Snow Provide Additional Assistance to Firefighters Watford City — Wintery weather conditions that developed over this weekend are a welcome.
News - 04/12/2021
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The Horse Pasture Fire was reported on Saturday, April 3, 2021 on the Little Missouri National Grassland, McKenzie Ranger District. It has burned into the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Wintery weather conditions that developed over this weekend are a welcome sight to the firefighters that have been working the Horse Pasture Fire for the past week. The fire, currently mapped at 5,000 acres, is now 95% contained.

At 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021 the incident will be turned back to the local unit for continuing patrols and any additional mop-up needs. 

This will be the last update to Inciweb. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday April 03rd, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Incident CommanderRod Skalsky, ICT4
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates47.621 latitude, -103.298 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel1
Size5,000 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Fuels Involved

Tall Grass & Brush