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Bear Creek Fire

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Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
420 Barrett St
Dillon, MT 59725

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News Releases — Bear Creek Fire

BEAR CREEK FIRE CLOSURE UPDATED SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 Released: 9/4/2020
The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, the Salmon-Challis National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management have updated the closures for the Bear Creek Fire.  The Lemhi Pass Road and the...
Bear Creek Fire Update September 3, 2020 Released: 9/3/2020
  DATE OF DETECTION:  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 CAUSE:  Lightning CURRENT SIZE:  11,900 acres CONTAINMENT:  85% LOCATION:   Lemhi Pass area (29 miles east of Salmon, Idaho) JURISDICTION:...
Bear Creek Fire Update September 1, 2020 Released: 9/1/2020
DATE OF DETECTION:  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 CAUSE:  Lightning CURRENT SIZE:  11,900 acres CONTAINMENT:  85% LOCATION:   Lemhi Pass area (29 miles east of Salmon, Idaho) JURISDICTION:...
Bear Creek Fire Update August 31, 2020 Released: 8/31/2020
BEAR CREEK FIRE FIRE INFORMATION FACT SHEET August 31, 2020 Phone Number: 406-683-3984 NEW email: arlee.staley@usda.gov (Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.) DATE OF DETECTION: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 ...
Bear Creek Fire Update August 30,2020 Evening Update Released: 8/30/2020
FIRE INFORMATION FACT SHEET August 30, 2020   8:00 p.m.                                         ...
Bear Creek August 30, 2020 Morning Update Released: 8/30/2020
DATE OF DETECTION:  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 CAUSE:  Lightning CURRENT SIZE:  11,900 acres (overnight infrared mapping flight) CONTAINMENT:  80% LOCATION:   Lemhi Pass area (29 miles east of...
Fire Update August 29, 2020 Evening Update Released: 8/29/2020
  Bear Creek Fire Information Fact Sheet August 29, 2020 8:00 p.m. NEW Phone Number:  406-683-3984 (Hours 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.)DATE OF DETECTION:  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 CAUSE:  Lightning CURRENT...
Fire Update August 29, 2020 Released: 8/29/2020
    PERSONNEL AND RESOURCES ON THE FIRE:  Resources officially assigned to the fire include two helicopters, one Type 2 IA crew, and 99 total personnel. Demobilization of resources no longer...
Fire Update: August 28, Morning Update Released: 8/28/2020
BEAR CREEK FIRE FIRE INFORMATION FACT SHEET August 28, 2020   8:00 a.m.                                      ...
Fire Update: August 27, Evening Update Released: 8/27/2020
BEAR CREEK FIRE FIRE INFORMATION FACT SHEET August 27, 2020   8:00 p.m.                                      ...