FWAC Incident ID
Hay Creek Fire
Sunday, November 14, 2021 12:01 PM MST
(2 months ago)
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:45 AM MDT
(6 months ago)
25.8 miles N of Whitefish, MT
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.
Date of Origin
Wednesday July 21st, 2021 approx. 05:45 PM
Approximately 4 miles west of Polebridge, Montana
Estimated Containment Date
Thursday September 30th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Dense mixed conifer and lodgepole stands and mature timber with heavy down/dead and intermixed grass-shrub component at lower elevations.
Projected Incident Activity
Contained on September 14, 2021. Controlled October 12, 2021 at 1630. All closures lifted as of October 13, 2021.
Hungry Horse Ranger Station
Hours: 8am to 4:30pm Mon-Fri
Fire Unit Information
Flathead National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
650 Wolfpack Way
Kalispell, MT 59901