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Hunter Peak Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 9/6/2016

Approximate Location

44.867 latitude, -109.7 longitude

Incident Overview

Resource Advisor and excavator working together the rehabilitate fireline from the HUnter Peak Fire.

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The Hunter Peak Fire area received over .25 inches of rain on Saturday, September 3rd. After a drying trend, the containment will be reassessed. Trail closures in the fire have been lifted. An excavator is on scene to finish rehabilitation efforts. A rail fence project is still ahead for rehab as well as some hand-crew touch up along dozer lines. It is anticipated those projects will be completed at a later date.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginTuesday August 09th, 2016 approx. 06:30 PM
Location15 miles southeast of Cooke City, Montana
Incident CommanderJack Tatum

Current Situation

Total Personnel65
Size3,572 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained80%
Fuels Involved

Closed Timber Litter, Brush, Short Grass. Heavy dead and down in timber. Areas of bug killed trees. Numerous snags from the Clover Mist fire scar.

Significant Events

Minimal, good progress is being made on suppression repair of fire lines.

Outlook

Planned Actions

An excavator is be on scene to finish rehabilitation efforts. A rail fence project is still ahead for rehab as well as touch up along dozer lines. It is anticipated those projects will be completed at a later date.

Unit Information

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Shoshone National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Wyoming
Cody, WY 82414
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