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Elmo Fire

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Flathead Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
PO Box 40 Pablo Montana 59855
Pablo, MT 59855

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Elmo Fire Information
Phone: 406-818-5200
Hours: 7:00 am to 9:00 am and 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

News Releases — Elmo Fire

Elmo Fire Update as of August 18, 2022 Released: 8/19/2022
 Elmo Fire Update August 18, 2022 Location: Northwest of Elmo, MT Estimated Size: 21,349 acres  Containment: 78% Personnel: 40 Incident Command: Transitioned from Type 3 to a Type 4 local...
8.14.2022 Elmo Fire update Released: 8/14/2022
Beginning today updates will be generated as needed. The fire information line will be staffed from 7:00am to 9:00am and 5:00pm to 7:00pm Acreage and containment remain the same today with 21,349...
8.13.2022 Daily Update Released: 8/13/2022
  Acreage and containment remain the same as yesterday with 21,349 acres and 75% containment. Firefighters are utilizing heavy equipment and aviation support to increase containment line. Current...
8.12.22 Daily Update Released: 8/12/2022
Containment increased to 75% with additional containment line achieved on multiple areas of the fireline including the southeast, northwest, and northeast areas of the fire. Acreage remains at...
8.11.2022 Daily Update Released: 8/11/2022
  Containment increased to 66% with additional containment line achieved west of Red Lake and south of Big Meadows Road. No fire growth occurred yesterday; acreage remains at 21,349. Evacuations ...
8.10.2022 Daily Update Released: 8/10/2022
  No fire growth occurred yesterday; acreage remains at 21,348 and 61% containment. Evacuations The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Lake Mary Ronan State Park updated evacuations and closures...
8.9.2022 Daily Update Released: 8/9/2022
   The Elmo Fire stayed relatively within the same footprint as yesterday with only 4 acres of growth for a total of 21,349 acres. Additional containment line east of Cromwell Creek and south of...
8.8.2022 Daily Update Released: 8/8/2022
  Public Meeting this evening, Monday, August 8th at 7:00 pm at the Elmo Pow Wow Grounds – Hwy 93. The Elmo Fire grew only 18 acres yesterday due to firefighter efforts on the ground and ample...
8.7.2022 Daily Update Released: 8/7/2022
   The Elmo Fire experienced minimal growth yesterday of 129 acres for a total of 21,327 acres and containment increased to 30%. Evacuations ·  Pre-evacuation warnings have been lifted for...
8.6.2022 Daily Update Released: 8/6/2022
 The Elmo Fire experienced minimal growth yesterday of 16 acres for a total of 21,198 acres. The fire remains south of Lake Mary Ronan and containment increased to 18%. Despite a continuous line...