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Caribou Fire

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Kootenai National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
31374 US Hwy 2
Libby, MT 59923

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News Releases — Caribou Fire

Caribou Closure update. Released: 10/6/2017
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Caribou Fire Update 9-22-17 Released: 9/22/2017
Fire Information Line: 406-272-2082 · Estimated acres – No IR Location: Caribou Fire located 21 miles northwest of Eureka, MT Current Size: ·24,753 Total Acres Cause: Lightning...
Fire Update 09.17.2017 Released: 9/17/2017
Fire Information Line: 406-272-2082 · Estimated acres – No IR Location: Caribou Fire located 21 miles northwest of Eureka, MT Current Size: 24,753 Total Acres Cause: Lightning...
Caribou Firefighter Close Call Released: 9/16/2017
A firefighter was injured by a snag while working on the Caribou Fire yesterday afternoon. The firefighter sustained injuries to their left shoulder and neck. The patient was treated on the scene...
Caribou Fire Update 09-16-2017 Released: 9/16/2017
Fire Information Line: 406-272-2082Location: Caribou Fire located 21 miles northwest of Eureka, MT Current Size: 24,206 Total AcresCause: Lightning Containment: 50% Personnel: 328 United States:...
Caribou Map Update 09-15-2017 Released: 9/15/2017
Fire Information Line: 406-272-2082 · Estimated acres, no infrared Location: Caribou Fire located 21 miles northwest of Eureka, MT Current Size: ·24,177 Total Acres Cause: Lightning...
Fire Update 9-14-2017 Released: 9/14/2017
Fire Information Line: 406-272-2082Location: Caribou Fire located 21 miles northwest of Eureka, MT Current Size: 24,127 Total Acres (United States: 21,477 Canada: 2,650)Cause: Lightning Containment:...
Fire update 9-13-17 Released: 9/13/2017
Fire Information Line: 406-272-2082 · Estimated Acres, No Infrared for 9/13 Location: Caribou Fire located 21 miles northwest of Eureka, MT Current Size: ·23,187 Total Acres Cause:...
Fire Update 9/12 Released: 9/12/2017
Fire Information Line: 406-272-2082 Location: Caribou Fire located 21 miles northwest of Eureka, MT Current Size: 23,187 Total Acres Cause: Lightning Containment: 30% Personnel: 395 United...
Fire update, 9/11 Released: 9/11/2017
Gibralter Ridge Fire Pushes South and East, Red Flag Warning Today Caribou Fire: Yesterday, firefighters focused on the south and southwest side of the fire continuing fireline construction and...