Update 1 | Skibo Fire | Superior NF

INCIDENT SUMMARY

8-10 fires burning along the Railroad tracks have spread out to the SE. Some have come together into larger fires.

The cause is under investigation.

The fire started on May 6, 2016 around 1500 hours.

LOCATION

The fire is located Township 58 N, Range 14W, Section 15 or East of Hoyt Lakes near Skibo Road area in the Superior National Forest in Minnesota.

ACRES

800+ have scorched the area.

COMMAND

Currently, the Skibo Fire is being managed by a local IMT3 Team with a MN IMT Type 2 Team on order.

EVACUATIONS

Allen Junction and Skibo Junction have been both evacuated.

RESOURCES

Multiple engines and aircraft have been dispatched.

HASHTAGS

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