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Trail Creek Fire

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

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

News Releases — Trail Creek Fire

Trail Creek, Alder Creek, Christensen, Black Mountain Fire Update 7.31.21 Released: 7/31/2021
  Alder Creek, Trail Creek, Christensen, and Black Mountain Fire Update July 31, 2021ALAN SINCLAIR, INCIDENT COMMANDERTrail CreekSize: 34,244 AcresContainment: 0%Location: 20 miles west ofWisdom,...
Trail Creek, Alder Creek, Christensen and Black Mountain Update 7.30.21 Released: 7/30/2021
Trail Creek Fire Update July 30, 2021Trail Creek Fire: On Thursday, higher humidity and water drops from a Type 1 helicopter helped minimize fire activity in the drainages west of the Continental...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fire Update July 29, 2021 Released: 7/29/2021
SOUTHWEST AREA INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM 1 ALAN SINCLAIR, INCIDENT COMMANDER Trail Creek Current Size: 34,997 Acres Current Containment: 0% Location: 20 miles west of Wisdom,...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fire Update July 28, 2021 Released: 7/28/2021
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fire Update July 28, 2021Community Meeting Tonight: Wednesday July 28, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the Copper King Conference Center, 4655 Harrison Ave, Butte MT. The...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fire Update July 27, 2021 Released: 7/27/2021
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fire Update July 27, 2021Smoke: The MT Department of Environmental Quality issued an air quality alert for Beaverhead and surrounding counties due to...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fire Update July 26, 2021 Released: 7/26/2021
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fire Update July 26, 2021Evacuations: On Sunday, the Beaverhead County Sheriff's Office issued a Stage 2 Evacuation Order for residences on southwest side of...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fire Update July 25, 2021 Released: 7/25/2021
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fire UpdateJuly 25, 2021Alder Creek Fire: Fire activity picked up Saturday due to high winds and low humidity. The fire crossed Alder Creek and is now...
July 24, 2021 Daily Update Released: 7/24/2021
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fires July 24, 2021  INCIDENT STATISTICS: Alder CreekCurrent Size: 6,831 AcresCurrent Containment: 7%Location: 7 miles west of Wise River, MTStart Date:...
Video Update of the Trail Creek Fire by Jon Wallace 7/23/2021 Released: 7/23/2021
A video update of the Trail Creek Fire by Jon Wallace, Operations Section Chief, has been posted today 7/23/2021, on...
Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen Fires Update 7/23/2021 Released: 7/23/2021
 Alder Creek, Trail Creek and Christensen FiresJuly 23, 2021   Red Flag Warning Due to the warmer, drier weather expected today, a Red Flag warning will be in effect starting at 12:00 PM through...