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Christensen Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Alder Creek and Trail Creek Fire Information
Email: 2021.aldercreek@firenet.gov
Phone: 406-624-9452
Hours: 8 AM- 8PM

News Releases — Christensen Fire

Alder Creek, Trail Creek, and Christensen 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 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 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...
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...