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Burnt Peak Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Three Rivers Ranger District
Phone: 406-295-4693
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm

News Releases — Burnt Peak Fire

September 9 - Burnt Peak and South Yaak Fires Released: 9/8/2021
   Fire Information: Three Rivers Ranger District, Kootenai National Forest  Monday-Friday 8:00 - 4:30                                 406-295-4693 Inciweb ...
Sep 8, 2021 Burnt Peak and South Yaak Daily Update Released: 9/8/2021
 FINAL UPDATE This will be the final daily update for Burnt Peak and South Yaak Fires Slight acreage increases for both fires are due to more accurate mapping. An infrared flight last night showed...
Sep 7, 2021 Burnt Peak and South Yaak Daily Update Released: 9/7/2021
Good News…Containment of the South Yaak Fire has now reached 89%. Fire personnel verified the fire reached previously constructed handline on the east flank of the fire perimeter and effectively...
Sep 6, 2021 Burnt Peak and South Yaak Daily Update Released: 9/6/2021
Firefighters have spent hundreds of hours repairing roads, trails and firelines no longer needed on the Burnt Peak and South Yaak fires. To date, firefighters on the Burnt Peak Fire have repaired 99%...
September 5, 2021 Burnt Peak & South Yaak Fires Daily Update Released: 9/5/2021
Containment for the South Yaak Fire increased from 74% to 77% as fire has slowly made its way to previously constructed handline. The perimeter of the South Yaak Fire measures 30 miles, with 22 miles...
Sept 4 2021 Burnt Peak & South Yaak Fires Daily Update Released: 9/4/2021
Operations for both fires are mainly focused on fire suppression repair work. During active fire suppression efforts, firefighters constructed 10.2 miles of dozer fireline and 2.7 miles of handline...
September 3, 2021 Burnt Peak and South Yaak Fires Released: 9/3/2021
The Burnt Peak and South Yaak Fires remain unchanged in acreage burned and percent containment over the past couple days - Burnt Peak: 4,097 acres and 41% containment; South Yaak: 12,371 acres and...
Sept 2, 2021 Burnt Peak and South Yaak Fires Released: 9/2/2021
Current and Planned Activity
Sept 1, 2021 Burnt Peak & South Yaak Fires Daily Update Released: 9/1/2021
 Burnt Peak and South Yaak September 1, 2021 8:00 a.m. Current and Planned Activity Burnt Peak Fire Heavy equipment continues to improve roads east of the fire as well as work on primary...
2021 8-31 Burnt Peak and South Yaak Fires Released: 8/31/2021
Current and Planned ActivityThe incident management team would like to sincerely thank the surrounding communities for their ongoing support of our firefighting efforts. Thank You! Burnt Peak Fire ...