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Nelson Creek

Unit Information

Bitterroot National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1801 North 1st
Hamilton, MT 59840

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Incident Contacts

Tod McKay
Phone: 406-363-7122

Ravalli County EOC
Phone: 406-375-6650

Emergency Fire Closure - Bitteroot National Forest

Nelson Creek Wildfire
Closures – 8/31/2017

The Bitterroot National Forest has an Emergency Fire Closure in place due to the Nelson Creek Fire on the West Fork Ranger District. The closure includes Gemmell Creek Road #5633 at its junction with Nez Perce Road and Barn Draw Road #373 at its junction with State Highway 473 - West Fork Road. The purpose of this order to protect the public from potential harm from wildfires and firefighting operations associated with the Nelson Creek Fire.