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Tuesday Fire between Tom and Greenwood Lakes - near the BWCA

The Tuesday Fire

  • Began Tuesday, July 2, 2002
  • 450 Acres in Size and now 100% Contained
  • Approximately 6 miles from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA)
  • Approximately 7 miles from Hovland & 18 miles from Grand Marais
  • Was fought by 175+ forest fighters using air support, 5 dozers, 6 engines, and 12 all terrain water delivery vehicles.
  • Assistance received from the Minnesota National Guard, Canada, and Michigan

 

 

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Fire Coordinates:
-90.092 47.955
-90.107 47.953
-90.122 47.951
-90.105 47.944

Tuesday Fire Updates:

July 12, 2002

Monday 7/8/02

Sunday 7/7/02 10am

Saturday 7/6/02 10am

Friday 7/5/02 4pm

Friday 7/5/02

Friday  7/5/02 630am 

Thursday 7/4/02

Thursday 7/4/02

Wednesday 7/3/02

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