Cook County Fire Management Information
5 PM, Friday, September 16
Ron Sanow, Fire Information Officer
On Friday, September 16 Governor Mark Dayton, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Al Franken and Rep. Cravaack flew over the Pagami Creek Fire.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ron Sano is with the MNICS Type 2 Team based at the Cook County Community Center in Grand Marais.
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 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 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.