The George Lake Fire was detected on September 6th, 2022. It is burning on the bottom of the slope at the northeast end of George Lake, located in the Bob Marshall Wilderness on the Spotted Bear Ranger District. As of 9/12/2022, the fire was 625 acres; heavy wide-spread smoke across the area affected the temperature and amount of solar radiation reaching the fire. As of 10/04/2022, no significant observable growth has been detected.The Spotted Bear Ranger District will continue to monitor the fire with reconnaissance and Infrared (IR) Mapping flights as resources allow. Due to the rocky terrain and lack of available fuels, no other actions are planned at this time. A point protection strategy will be implemented to protect values at risk should conditions change.
An official closure order has been posted effective 9/9/2022. As of 10/04/2022, no additional updates will be made regarding the George Lake Fire unless significant new activity is observed.
|Current as of||Tue, 11/08/2022 - 12:15|
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|Incident Commander||USDA Forest Service|
47° 22' 40'' Latitude
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||0%|
|Estimated Containment Date||2022-10-31 00:00:00|