Tuesday, January 21, 2020

January 21, 2020 - Pile Burning

Black Hills National Forest

Northern Hills fire (Spearfish, SD) is planning to burn 8 hand piles about a 1/4 mile west of Boxelder Forks campground.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

January 17 , 2020 - Pile Burning

Black Hills National Forest
  • Bearlodge fire (Sundance, WY) is planning to burn 10 piles tomorrow, 1/17/20, 4 miles northwest of the Bearlodge Campground. An additional 40 piles may be burned depending on how well the first 10 piles consume and other conditions.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

January 14, 2020 - Pile Burning

South Dakota Wildland Fire Division

The Black Hat and Bear Mountain Handcrews will be burning approximately 140 slash piles in the Boulder Canyon area today, January 14 and tomorrow, January 15. Crews will continue to tend and monitor slash piles until they are dead out. Smoke may be visible for several days in the surrounding areas. Photo taken by Adam Fritz.


Thursday, January 9, 2020

January 9, 2020 - Pile Burning

Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands
  • Pine Ridge Ranger District will be burning piles today approximately 6 miles SE of Chadron, NE in the area of Bordeaux Rd and FS Road 726. Smoke may be visible for several days in the surrounding areas.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

December 17, 2019 - Pile Burning

South Dakota Wildland Fire Division

The Black Hat Handcrew is burning slash piles on Cavern Crest Road near Johnson Siding off of Highway 44 today, Tuesday, December 17. Crews will continue to tend and monitor slash piles until they are dead out. Smoke may be visible for several days in the surrounding areas.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

December 11, 2019 Pile Burning

South Dakota Wildland Fire Division


  • The Bear Mountain Handcrew burned slash piles on S. Rockerville Road yesterday (Tuesday, December 10) and will continue to monitor them throughout the day.
  • The Black Hat Handcrew will be igniting piles today (Wednesday, December 11) on Cavern Crest Road off of Highway 44.  
Crews will continue to tend and monitor slash piles until they are dead out. Smoke may be visible for several days in the surrounding areas. 



Monday, December 2, 2019

December 2, 2019 Pile Burning

Black Hills National Forest
  • Mystic Ranger District (central Black Hills National Forest) will be burning piles today approximately 5 Miles NW of Hill City, SD in the area of Deerfield Rd and Battle Axe Rd. They will also be burning by the intersection of Boulder Hill Rd and Sheridan Lake Rd. Smoke may be visible for several days in the surrounding areas.