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Hassel Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

West Zone Fire Information
Phone: 218-248-2411

Highlighted Activity

06/11/2021 Forest Closure Order Rescinded on June 11, 2021
The Hassel Lake Fire Closure Order was rescinded at 12noon on June 11, 2021.All previously closed areas west of Crab Lake are now open to visitor
News - 06/11/2021

 Late in the day on June 4th, a wildfire was detected southwest of Hassel Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) on the LaCroix Ranger District of the Superior National Forest. Hassel Lake is located west of Crab Lake and Burntside Lake and approximately 10 miles northeast of Tower, MN. The fire is believed to be caused by a lightning strike.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Coordinates47.931 latitude, -92.134 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel27
Size21 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%