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Legion Lake Fire

Posted: December 11th, 2017, 3:25 pm
by mcshiz
Updated 12/13/17 6:30pm
Location Description: Custer State Park
Acres: 47,312
Containment: 10%
Rocky Mountain Team Blue Type 2
One Out building has been lost, others threatened
Objective: Keep fire east of Highway 87, South of Highway 16A, West of the Wildlife Loop Road and North of Custer State Park Roads 4 & 4
Steep Rugged Terrain
Custer State Park is closed
Has grown out of park to highway 79
3rd largest fire in Black Hills History
For evacuation information please call 605-673-8176


Re: Legion Lake Fire

Posted: December 11th, 2017, 5:20 pm
by admin

Re: Legion Lake Fire

Posted: December 12th, 2017, 9:37 am
by mcshiz
12/12 update: vlats and rtc on standby.
Main focus structure protection
Light winds but expecting gusts up to 60mph later today and tonight

Re: Legion Lake Fire

Posted: December 12th, 2017, 7:20 pm
by admin
Fire has moved into the French Creek Natural Area.
Fire is spotting up to 1/2 mile east of fire flank.

Fire is continuing to move east of the Custer Park Boundary. Sherrifs Office has expanded evacuations to Cobb, Downen, Dry Creek and LH Roads, West of Highway 79.

Please call Custer County Dispatch for more information 605-673-8176

Crews heading in from Missoula Montana