Wildfire Incident Report

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Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-NWCG-7712
FWAC Incident ID
203655
Incident Name
Hay Creek Fire
Last Updated
Sunday, November 14, 2021 12:01 PM MST
(2 months ago)
Fire Reported
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:45 AM MDT
(6 months ago)
State
Montana
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
25.8 miles N of Whitefish, MT
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

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.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning/natural
Date of Origin
Wednesday July 21st, 2021 approx. 05:45 PM
Location
Approximately 4 miles west of Polebridge, Montana
Coordinates
48.778, -114.431
Total Personnel
10
Size (Acres)
2,894
Containment
100%
Estimated Containment Date
Thursday September 30th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Dense mixed conifer and lodgepole stands and mature timber with heavy down/dead and intermixed grass-shrub component at lower elevations.
Projected Incident Activity
Remarks
Contained on September 14, 2021. Controlled October 12, 2021 at 1630. All closures lifted as of October 13, 2021.
Weather Concerns

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
Incident Map

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