Jake & Jackson
The fire spans across 2,067 Acres, or 3.2 square miles. This is the equivalent to 1565 football fields.
Beaver Creek Fire
The fire is located in the Deerlodge National Forest in Montana.
The Beaver Creek Fire began on August 11, 2018
and is currently still going.
As of August 21, 2018, The Beaver Creek Fire is 8%
contained. The fire department is actively adding new
personnel to combat the fire.
There has been no information revealed as to how much money has been spent to put out the fire, but in 2016 a fire in the same location cost roughly $30 million dollars to extinguish.
Number of Personnel
As of August 21, 51 people are currently fighting to out out the fire in Montana. This number has been slowly increasing.
From what could be gathered, the fire department is using bulldozers and water hoses to extinguish the fire.