Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Horse Pasture
FIRE
5,000
acres
39.6 mi
SSE of Williston, ND
95%
contained
Fire Status:
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
21 mins, 51 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-NDDPF-000061
Fire Start:
Saturday, April 3, 2021 6:38 PM CDT
Dispatch Notes:
95% contained
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Dakota Prairie National Grasslands

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Horse Pasture Fire

The Horse Pasture Fire was reported on Saturday, April 3, 2021 on the Little Missouri National Grassland, McKenzie Ranger District. It has burned into the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Wintery weather conditions that developed over this weekend are a welcome sight to the firefighters that have been working the Horse Pasture Fire for the past week. The fire, currently mapped at 5,000 acres, is now 95% contained.

At 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021 the incident will be turned back to the local unit for continuing patrols and any additional mop-up needs. 

This will be the last update to Inciweb. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Date of Origin:
Saturday April 03rd, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Incident Commander:
Rod Skalsky, ICT4
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
47.621, -103.298

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
1
Size (Acres):
5,000
Containment:
95%
Fuels Involved:
Tall Grass & Brush

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
J. Michael Johnson -Fire Information Officer
Phone: 402-250-5017
Fire Unit Information
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
National Park Service
North Dakota
315 Second Avenue
Medora, ND 58645

Dispatch Contact

North Dakota Interagency Dispatch Center | Bismarck, ND
701-989-7330
https://www.fws.gov/ndc/