Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Hay Creek
FIRE
1,158
acres
25.8 mi
N of Whitefish, MT
3 daysago
reported
Fire Status:
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
14 mins, 9 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-MTFNF-000668
Fire Start:
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 6:58 PM MDT
Resources:
AA 0JK COF 661 GNP MOD
Fuels:
Timber
Dispatch Notes:
Protection - owner: gvrd - forest service (fnf). Cnty: flathead. Resp: glacier view north resource
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Flathead National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 6 hours, 12 mins ago

Incident Photo for the Hay Creek Fire

The Hay Creek Fire was reported Wednesday evening, July 21, 2021, approximately 5 miles west of Polebridge, Montana.

The fire is being managed for full suppression by a Type  3 Incident Management Team.

Area, roads, and trails closures are in effect.
 
An Evacuation Warning (pre-evacuation) is in place for some properties in the area. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 5:45 PM MDT
Location:
Approximately 4 miles west of Polebridge, Montana
Incident Commander:
Dave Poukish, Northwest Montana Interagency Type 3 Team
Coordinates:
48.778, -114.431

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
70
Size (Acres):
1,158
Fuels Involved:
Timber (Litter and Understory)

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Hay Creek Fire Information
Email: 2021.haycreek@firenet.gov
Phone: 406-219-1013
Hours: Daily 8am to 8pm
Fire Unit Information
Flathead National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
650 Wolfpack Way
Kalispell, MT 59901

Dispatch Contact

Kalispell Interagency Dispatch Center | Kalispell, MT
406-758-5260
https://gacc.nifc.gov/nrcc/dc/mtkic/