Skip to main content

Trail Creek Fire

Unit Information

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

USFS Shield

Incident Contact

Wisdom Ranger District
Phone: 406-689-3243
Hours: M-F 8:00 - 4:30

News Releases — Trail Creek Fire

Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Sand Lake Fires Updates 09.09.21 Released: 9/9/2021
   ALDER CREEK/CHRISTENSEN, TRAIL CREEK & SAND LAKE FIRES September 8, 2021 – 8:30 a. m. TRAIL CREEK FIRE: A Red Flag Warning is expected today. Extreme fire behavior with large group tree...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Sand Lake Fires Update 09.08.21 Released: 9/8/2021
   ALDER CREEK/CHRISTENSEN, TRAIL CREEK & SAND LAKE FIRES September 8, 2021 – 8:40  a. m. TRAIL CREEK FIRE: A Red Flag Warning is expected today. Extreme fire behavior with large group tree...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Sand Lake Fires Update 09.07.21 Released: 9/7/2021
   ALDER CREEK, TRAIL CREEK & SAND LAKE FIRESSeptember 7, 2021 – 8:30 a. m.The Trail Creek Fire Open House is scheduled for Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the...
Alder Creek, Christensen, Trail Creek, and Sand Lake Fires Update 9/6/21 Released: 9/6/2021
ALDER CREEK/CHRISTENSEN, TRAIL CREEK & SAND LAKE FIRES September 6, 2021 – 8:30 a. m. TRAIL CREEK FIRE:A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for this afternoon for dry and windy...
Alder, Trail Cree, Christensen, and Sandlake Fires Update 9/5/21 Released: 9/5/2021
 ALDER CREEK, TRAIL CREEK, AND CHRISTENSEN FIRES  September 5, 2021 - 9: 30 a. m. Northern Rockies Team #5 successfully transitioned with Northern Rockies Team #6 yesterday, with Northern Rockies...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fires Update 9/4/21 Released: 9/4/2021
Northern Rockies Team #5 will transition with Northern Rockies Team #6 today, with sections working alongside each other to ensure a smooth transfer of duties. Northern Rockies Team #6, under the...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fires Update for 9/3/21 Released: 9/3/2021
TRAIL CREEK FIRE:The fire continues to actively burn along the ridgeline between Three Mile Creek and Smithy Creek. Three helicopters assisted with bucket drops and crews "plumbed" the area with...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fires Update for 9/2/21 Released: 9/2/2021
Fire managers started to consolidate and scale down the support organization, as they reposition the main Incident Command Post to Wisdom Airport over the next few days.A helicopter assigned to the...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fires Update for 9/1/21 Released: 9/1/2021
Fire managers started to consolidate and scale down the support organization, as they reposition the main Incident Command Post to Wisdom Airport over the next few days.On overnight infrared mapping...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fires Update for August 31, 2021 Released: 8/31/2021
The Salmon-Challis National Forests modified their closure area for the Trail Creek Fire, moving the southern boundary northward to the Lick Creek Road. Read the updated closure order on their...