Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Hay Creek
FIRE
2,894.0
acres
25.8 mi
N of Whitefish, MT
100%
contained
Fire Status:
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
3 weeks ago
Incident #:
2021-MTFNF-000668
Fire Start:
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 6:58 PM MDT
Resources:
PROTECTION - OWNER: GVRD - FOREST SERVICE (FNF). CNTY: FLATHEAD. RESP: GLACIER VIEW NORTH RESOURCE
Fuels:
Timber
Dispatch Notes:
Contain: 09/14/21 1145 | Control: 10/12/21 1630
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Flathead National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Hay Creek Fire

October 14, 2021 Final Update: The Hay Creek Fire was declared Contained on September 14, 2021, and declared Controlled on October 12, 2021. As of October 13, 2021 all closures related to the fire have been lifted.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning/natural
Date of Origin:
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 5:45 PM MDT
Location:
Approximately 4 miles west of Polebridge, Montana
Coordinates:
48.778, -114.431

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
10
Size (Acres):
2,894
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:00 AM MDT
Fuels Involved:
Dense mixed conifer and lodgepole stands and mature timber with heavy down/dead and intermixed grass-shrub component at lower elevations.
Remarks:
Contained on September 14, 2021. Controlled October 12, 2021 at 1630. All closures lifted as of October 13, 2021.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:

Incident Contact

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