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Two Top Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 9/20/2013

Approximate Location

44.582 latitude, -111.229 longitude

Incident Overview

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LAST UPDATE FOR TWO TOP FIRE

CLOSURES: Closure lifted—National Forest lands in the Hebgen Lake Ranger District that were closed due to the Two Top Fire are open as of 8 a.m. Tuesday morning September 10 2013.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginFriday August 30th, 2013 approx. 12:15 PM
LocationNorthwest of West Yellowstone, MT on Continental Divide
Incident CommanderWegley

Current Situation

Size148 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Heavy high elevation mixed conifer and subalpine fire, heavy dead and down

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

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