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Bezhik Fire

Unit Information

Superior National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
8901 Grand Ave Place
Duluth, MN 55808

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West Zone Fire Information
Phone: 218-248-2411

Highlighted Activity

05/24/2021 Moose Loop and Moose River South Areas reopened on May 24, 2021
BWCAW Entry Points #8 Moose River South, #76 Big Moose Trail, Forest Road 464, and Forest Road 465 are now all open to public use. A BWCAW Overnight Permit is required for entry from May 1 to Sept 30.
News - 05/24/2021

Late in the day on May 17th, a wildfire was detected northwest of Bezhik Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) on the LaCroix Ranger District of the Superior National Forest. Bezhik Lake is located west of Big Moose Lake, north of Cummings Lake, and approximately 16 miles north of Tower, MN. The fire is believed to be started by a lightning strike.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Coordinates48.04 latitude, -92.155 longitude

Current Situation

Size782 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%

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