Following lightening activity the night of August 11, three new fire starts were discovered. Interagency firefighters and aviation resources responded.
- The Heavens Sake Fire, below Heavens Peak, has been put out.
- Smoke jumpers have the 1.3 acre Numa Ridge Fire 100% contained.
- The Howe Ridge Fire, at the head of Lake McDonald, is the most visible of the three.
For the most recent information and maps for the Howe Ridge Fire visit https://inciweb.nwcg.gov. Updates on the fire situation in Glacier National Park can also be found on the News Release page of this website. Photos and video are posted on the park's Flickr site.
Several trails and roads in the effected areas have been closed and an evacuation order is in place for the area from the road closure at the foot of Lake McDonald to Logan Pass. Updated information on trail closures and road status is available on the park web site.
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