Glacier National Park
National Park Service
PO Box 128 West Glacier Montana 59936
West Glacier, MT 59936
All fire restrictions have been lifted in the Glacier National Park and Flathead National Forest.
Limited backcountry closures remain in effect for some trails and areas in the vicinity of the fires.
Glacier National Park: see Current trail and area closures or call (406) 888-7800.
Flathead National Forest: see Current trail and area closures or call (406) 387-3800.
Sheep Fire, Flathead National Forest
Approximate Size: 2,171 acres
Granite Fire, Flathead National Forest
Approximate Size: 913 acres
Thompson Fire, Glacier National Park
Approximate Size: 18,847 acres
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday August 09th, 2015 approx. 01:30 PM|
|Location||Glacier National Park & Flathead National Forest|
|Incident Commander||Todd Hannan, Type 4 Incident Commander|
|Coordinates||48.551 latitude, -113.613 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||80%|
Minimal fire behavior
Sheep: Coordinate and implement rehabilitation efforts with the resource adviser (READ). Granite: Will be unstaffed, but continue to monitor fire spread daily and provide for a suppression response, if needed. Thompson: Continue to monitor with aircraft.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Fire activity on all three fires continues to be minimal due to recent cool and wet weather conditions. Smoke may be visible at time as pockets of unburned vegetation within the fire's perimeter will continue to creep and smolder until the area receives significant precipitation.
Transition from Irv Leach's Type 2 Incident Management Team, to a local unit Type 4 organization occurred Monday, Sept 7 at 6pm.