Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Indiana Dunes Fall 2Prescribed
FIRE
689.0
acres
24.4 mi
E of Chicago, IL
2 monthsago
reported
Fire Status:
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
45 mins ago
Incident #:
2021-NWCG-7885
Fire Start:
Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:45 PM CDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 4 days ago

Incident Photo for the Indiana Dunes Fall 2Prescribed Fire

 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.   

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Prescribed Fire
Coordinates:
41.632, -87.088
Size (Acres):
689

Incident Contact

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