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Cook County Fire Management update: Fri., Sept. 16

Cook County Fire Management Information
5 PM, Friday, September 16

Ron Sanow, Fire Information Officer


Photo by Don Davison: Thunderheads associated with the Pagami Creek Forest Fire Sept. 12

Sen. Klobuchar comments on the Pagami Creek Fire

On Friday, September 16 Governor Mark Dayton, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Al Franken and Rep. Cravaack flew over the Pagami Creek Fire.


 

Pagami Creek Fire update: Fri Sept.16

In this interview from Friday morning, September 16, WTIP's News Director Barbara Jean Johnson talks with Pagami Creek Fire Public Information Officer Doug Anderson.


Map of the Pagami Creek Fire 9-15-11. Click the picture for a larger view.

Map of the Pagami Creek Fire 9-15-11

The map of the Pagami Creek Fire from Thursday, September 15 shows the fire perimeter in red and the BWCAW boundary in pink. WTIP will provide updates as they become available.


Aerial view of Pagami Creek Fire: photo from www.inciweb.org

Pagami Creek Fire update: Thurs, Sept. 15

In this interview from Thursday morning, September 15, WTIP's News Director Barbara Jean Johnson talks with Pagami Creek Fire Public Information Officer Doug Anderson.


Smoke and a thunderstorm Monday in the Grand Marais Rec Park/ photo Bryan Hansel

Pagami Creek Fire update: Wed Sept. 14

The Pagami Creek Fire has now burned more than 100,000 acres and 156 square miles of forest across Lake County and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


Map of the Pagami Creek Fire. Click the attachment link to the right to download the map in PDF format.

Interview with MNICS information officer on Pagami Fire

Ron Sano is with the MNICS Type 2 Team based at the Cook County Community Center in Grand Marais.


Map of the Pagami Creek Fire. Click the attachment link to the right to download the map in PDF format.

Map of the Pagami Creek Fire

Click on the above link to download the most recent map available at this time of the Pagami Creek Fire line, from Wednesday, September 14. The map shows the uncontrolled fire edge in red.


WTIP broadcasts fire information meeting

Fire Information meeting Tuesday, Sept 13

WTIP broadcast the Pagami Creek Fire information meeting from the Gunflint Ranger District Office in Grand Marais on Tuesday, Sept. 13.  Click on the audio file to listen to the meeting. 


Sawbill Lake Landing on Tuesday afternoon by Adam Hansen

Bill Hansen of Sawbill Canoe Outfitters talks about the Pagami Creek Fire

Sawbill Outfitters at the end of the Sawbill trail is close to the Pagami Creek Fire edge and has been busy taking precautions over the past couple days.