Fire south of Ekalaka


October 16, 2020

Dusty Elmore

A fire that started on Monday approximately sixteen miles south of Ekalaka on Highway 323 burned 3,177 acres. The fire was aided by high winds and jumped the highway, making it to Box Elder Creek. Four different producers had land burned. The fire was about six miles long and one mile wide.

Units from Carter County Rural Fire, Ekalaka Volunteer Fire Department, BLM, Baker, Plevna, Harding County, the forest service and Alzada Fire Department were on scene. DNRC also sent two trucks and a 20 person hand crew. Several personal units and disks also helped contain the fire.

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