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Petit Fire

Unit Information

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

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This incident is no longer being updated.

The Petit Fire was detected on August 23 and is located 1 mile north of Crescent Lake within the BWCAW. The fire is .5 acre in size and was contained on August 24 and controlled on August 30. It is now in monitor status.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Coordinates47.854 latitude, -90.777 longitude

Current Situation

Size1 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%


Planned Actions

Contained and controlled. Crews will continue to monitor this fire on a daily basis.


See Maps Tab for Gunflint Fire Closure Area

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