Custer Gallatin National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
10 East Babcock Ave.
Bozeman, MT 59771
Beartooth Ranger District
Hours: M-F 9a-4p
THIS FIRE IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED.
The Crooked Creek Fire is located 25 miles east of Bridger, Mont., in the Pryor Mountains. It located in Carbon County near the southern boundary of the Crow Indian Reservation on the Custer Gallatin National Forest.
As of July 16, 2021, an area closure is still in place on public lands managed by the Custer Gallatin National Forest, including lands northeast of Forest Road 2308 and north of the area between Crooked Creek east to the forest boundary, just north of and including the Big Ice Cave picnic area. The Bureau of Land Management lands has rescinded the previous closure order for BLM managed lands around the Crooked Creek Fire, in the North Pryor Mountains.
For updates on the closure area, please contact the Beartooth Ranger District at 406-446-2103.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday June 15th, 2021 approx. 07:00 PM|
|Location||25 miles east of Bridger, MT in the Pryor Mountains.|
|Incident Commander||Kelly Tucker|
|Coordinates||45.184 latitude, -108.42 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||85%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday July 21st, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM|
Grass and sage fuels dominate the valley and lower third of the mountain slopes, with timber at higher elevations.
Minimal fire behavior
Firefighters will continue to hold and improve containment lines and continue point protection for values at risk.
Forecast continued hot and dry weather with isolated thunderstorms.