Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. WTIP’s focus this week was on the Pagami Creek Fire near Ely.
The Pagami Creek Fire is now 35% contained and remains at 93,669 acres.
The Pagami Creek Fire remains at 30% contained at 93,669 acres. Between 0.2–0.5 inches of rain fell on the fire area yesterday. Since Sunday, 3/4 to 1 inch of rain has fallen on the fire.
School is in session at Great Expectations with an enrollment of 70 students and growing.
The Pagami Creek Fire is now 30% contained. The size decreased to 93,669 acres because of more accurate GPS mapping on the northwest side.
The Pagami Creek Fire is now 23% contained. The size remains unchanged at 93,898 acres.
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.
A complete open campfire ban continues throughout the entire Superior National Forest – including residences. Only gas and propane fires are allowed.