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North Eightmile Fire

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North Eightmile Fire updated under Miner Paradise Complex Incident
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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/17/2013

Incident Overview

Noth Eightmile Fire as seen from Little Bear

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The North Eightmile Fire will now be updated under the Miner Paradise Complex Incident.

For more information on the North Eightmile Fire, please go to http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3657/.


Basic Information

Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginFriday August 16th, 2013 approx. 12:00 PM
Location20 miles southwest of Livingston, in the North Fork Eightmile Creek drainage
Incident CommanderHill

Current Situation

Total Personnel8
Size120 acres
Fuels Involved

Timber with mixed beetle kill

Fire Behavior

Surface fire with short crown runs

Significant Events

A Type 2 team will take over the North Eightmile Fire, Emigrant Fire and Sheep Fire Sunday morning.

Outlook

Planned Actions

8 smokejumpers on the ground. 1 Single Engine Air Tanker has made drops on the fire. 1 large air tanker has dropped on the fire this afternoon. 2 hotshot crews have been ordered.

Growth Potential

Moderate

Unit Information

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Gallatin National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
10 East Babcock Ave.
P.O. Box 130
Federal Building
Bozeman, MT 59771

Incident Contact

Karen Tuscano
Phone: 406-223-2028

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