Bear Springs Fire

The Bear Springs Fire (approximately 15 acres in size) in our fire district is located north of Gunsight Pass in the Upper Lost Prairie area on the west side of the ridge. It was started by a lightning strike. According to Chief Mast, crews worked overnight and there are many resources fighting the fire to include Canadian “Super Scoopers” and a DNRC helicopter. No structures … Continue reading Bear Springs Fire

Fire Camp at Marion School

The fire camp and incident command post at Marion School is bustling. Please, be cautious driving on Gopher Lane. Helitack personnel established a base at the Cabin Creek Landing residential air park, which is located on US-2 west of “downtown” Marion and east of the Wilderness Treatment Center. Please, see our new Wildfire Glossary page for definitions of any unfamiliar terms mentioned in this post. … Continue reading Fire Camp at Marion School