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Hay Creek

Unit Information

Flathead National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
650 Wolfpack Way
Kalispell, MT 59901

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Incident Contacts

Hungry Horse Ranger Station
Email: elizabeth.pargman@usda.gov
Phone: 406-387-3800
Hours: 8am to 4:30pm Mon-Fri

Hungry Horse Ranger Station
Email: 2021.haycreek@firenet.gov
Phone: 406 387-3800
Hours: 8am to 4:30pm Mon-Fri

News Releases — Hay Creek

Hay Creek Fire Daily Update August 20, 2021 Released: 8/20/2021
INCIDENT UPDATE The evacuation warning for the Hay Creek Fire was lifted by the Flathead Country Sheriff on August 18, 2021. The current Type 3 incident management team will transition to a local...
Evacuation Warnings Lifted for the Hay Creek Fire, Polebridge, MT Released: 8/18/2021
SHERIFF'S OFFICE FLATHEAD COUNTY BRJAN HEINO - SHERIFF / CORONER 920 SOUTH MAIN STREET, STE 100, KALISPELL MONTANA PHONE: 406-758-5585 FAX: 406-758-2420  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE:...
Hay Creek Fire Daily Update for August 18, 2021 Released: 8/18/2021
INCIDENT UPDATE On Saturday, August 21, management of the Hay Creek Fire will be transferred to a Type 4 organization from the Flathead National Forest. A community meeting will be held at the...
Hay Creek Fire Daily Update for August 16, 2021 Released: 8/16/2021
INCIDENT UPDATE Saturday, engines from Glacier National Park and the Department of Natural Resources worked to mop up hot spots in the SW corner of the fire. Sunday crews continued to mop up...
Hay Creek Fire Daily Update for August 14, 2021 Released: 8/14/2021
INCIDENT UPDATE Today, August 14, the local incident command team takes over the Hay Creek Fire. The plan remains the same. Team 13, under Mike Wakowski commanding, would like to thank the North Fork...
Hay Creek Fire Daily Update August 13, 2021 Released: 8/13/2021
Today, August 13 there will be a transition meeting as the California Incident Management Team 13 turns over control to a local team. The fire is being managed under a full suppression strategy....
Hay Creek Fire Daily Update for August 12 Released: 8/12/2021
INCIDENT UPDATE Friday, August 13 will be a day of transition, as the California Incident Management Team 13 turns over control to a local team. The fire is being managed under a full suppression...
Hay Creek Fire Daily Update for August 11, 2021 Released: 8/11/2021
INCIDENT UPDATE A community meeting is being held at the Sondreson Hall today, August 11, at 6:00 pm. Friday, August 13 will be a day of transition, as the California Incident Management Team 13...
Hay Creek Fire Daily Update for August 10, 2021 Released: 8/10/2021
INCIDENT UPDATE An infrared mapping flight yesterday reinforced that the fire is still holding heat, even after wetting rain this past weekend. Areas of heat include the SW corner, and the eastern...
Hay Creek Fire Daily Update for August 9, 2021 Released: 8/9/2021
INCIDENT UPDATE An inch of rain fell across the fire over the weekend. Crews are using mechanical equipment to reduce fuels along the Spruce Creek Road and reinforcing shaded fuel breaks being used...