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Trail Creek Fire

Unit Information

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

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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 Christensen Fires Update for August 30, 2021 Released: 8/30/2021
TRAIL CREEK FIRE:Crews "plumbed" the line along the western flank near May Creek and along the Three Mile ridge, east of Anderson Mountain, as a precautionary measure. Helicopters supported ground...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fires Update for August 29, 2021 Released: 8/29/2021
Crews from Montana National Guard are assisting with logistics, backhaul, and line rehab and repair operations. Helicopters assigned to the fires continue to provide bucket drops, aerial...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fires Update for August 28, 2021 Released: 8/28/2021
Crews from Montana National Guard are assisting with logistics, backhaul, and line rehab and repair operations. Helicopters assigned to the fires continue to provide bucket drops, aerial...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fire Update for August 27, 2021 Released: 8/27/2021
Crews from Montana Air National Guard arrived yesterday to assist with logistics, backhaul, and rehab and repair operations. New acreages, from an overnight infrared mapping flight, reflect slight...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fire Update for August 26, 2021 Released: 8/26/2021
Fire managers have updated their assessment of accomplishments on the fires, listing percent completion of objectives, rather than percent containment. Containment implies firelines around the entire...
Daily Update for August 25 Released: 8/25/2021
 TRAIL CREEK STATISTICSLocation: 20 miles West of WisdomStart date: July 8, 2021Size: 39,264 acres (IR mapping-8/25)Percent Contained: 26%Cause: LightningTotal personnel: 218TRAIL CREEK FIRE:Warmer...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fire Update 8.24 Released: 8/24/2021
 Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fire Update August 24, 2021 Incident Commander, Joe Sampson    INCIDENT STATISTICS: Alder Creek Size: 14,066 Acres Containment: 15%...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fire Update 8.23 Released: 8/23/2021
 Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fire Update August 23, 2021 Incident Commander, Joe Sampson    INCIDENT STATISTICS: Alder Creek Size: 14,066 Acres Containment: 15%...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen Fire Updates 8.21.21 Released: 8/22/2021
    Alder Creek, Trail Creek, Christensen Fires   Fire Update August 21, 2021   INCIDENT COMMANDER, Joe Sampson  Northern Rockies Team #5 assumed command of the fires at 6 a.m. this morning....
Alder Creek, Christensen, Trail Creek and Black Mountain Update 8.20.21 Released: 8/20/2021
Alder Creek, Trail Creek, Christensen, and Black MountainFire UpdateAugust 20, 2021Mark Morales, INCIDENT COMMANDERINCIDENT STATISTICS:Alder CreekSize: 14,056 AcresContainment:...