Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Sunday, January 16, 2022 5:00:11 AM CST

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-NWCG-7885
FWAC Incident ID
215634
Incident Name
Indiana Dunes Fall 2Prescribed Fire
Last Updated
Monday, December 20, 2021 12:00 PM CST
(3 weeks ago)
Fire Reported
Thursday, July 8, 2021 11:48 AM CDT
(6 months ago)
State
Indiana
Incident Type
Prescribed Fire
Location
24.4 miles E of Chicago, IL
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

 The National Park Service is planning four prescribed fires this fall at Indiana Dunes National Park. Approximately 689 acres are scheduled to be burned.  Fire is used as a tool for the park’s long-term restoration and hazard fuel reduction efforts.   

Incident Type
Prescribed Fire
Coordinates
41.632, -87.088
Size (Acres)
689
Incident Contact
Micah Bell
Email: micah_bell@nps.gov
Phone: 219-405-0125
Hours: M-F, 8a-4p
Fire Unit Information
Indiana Dunes National Park
National Park Service
Indiana
Porter, IN 46304
Incident Map

© 2022 Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center