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News Releases — East Fork Fire

Update to Traffic Control/Evacuations around the East Fork Fire Released: 9/11/2017
As of noon Monday, September 11, 2017 the Hill County Sheriff’s Office is lifting all evacuation orders in Hill County. Hwy 234, Sucker Creek Road and Taylor Road are all open to public access....
Fire Update 9-8-17 Released: 9/8/2017
Great Basin Incident Management Team (IMT) #2 transferred command of the East Fork Fire to the local Type 3 IMT this morning at 6 a.m. The Type 3 IMT will be lead by Incident Commander, Don Pyrah....
Fire Update 9-7-17 Released: 9/7/2017
Great Basin Incident Management Team (IMT) #2 will transfer command of the East Fork Fire to a local Type 3 IMT on Friday, September 8 at 6 a.m. The team would like to thank Hill County, Blaine...
Fire Update 9-6-17 Released: 9/6/2017
The Blaine County public meeting will be at the Bear Paw School on Wednesday, September 6, at 4 p.m. Yesterday: Firefighters were successful in locating and extinguishing hotspots in the Clear...
Fire Update 9-5-17 Released: 9/5/2017
The Hill County Sheriff’s Department has lifted the evacuation order on Sucker Creek Road and Taylor Road allowing property owners to return to the area. Sucker Creek Road has been opened to...
Fire Update 9-4-17 Released: 9/4/2017
A public meeting for Hill County has been set for 4 p.m. on Monday, September 4th at the Havre High School. Background: The East Fork Fire started on August 27, 2017, the cause is under...
Fire Update 9-3-17 Released: 9/3/2017
Start Date: 8-27-17Cause: Under InvestigationSize:21,500 acresContainment: 10%Helicopters: 3Engines: 15Crews: 2Total Personnel: 170The East Fork Fire is burning on private lands in Blaine County,...