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INCIDENT UPDATED 2/4/2017

Incident Overview

Wildfire located in the Leatherwood Wilderness 27 miles northwest of Mountain View, Arkansas began January 31. The fire was human caused. Overall intent is to contain fire, keeping in North of FS road 1118. Firefighters are containing the wildfire using existing barriers to stop fire spread using natural firelines, creeks and trails and old road bed where they still exist. Access into the area is being limited, with Rand Road open to local traffic.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman Cause
Date of OriginTuesday January 31st, 2017 approx. 01:29 PM
Location20 miles NW of Mountain View
Incident CommanderMike Haisten ICT4

Current Situation

Total Personnel18
Size821 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained75%
Estimated Containment DateFriday February 10th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (litter and Understory), Brush (2 feet)

Significant Events

Moderate, flanking

Outlook

Planned Actions

Mop up and completion of containment lines. Patrol. Direct suppression of any active spots outside of containment lines.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hours, low potential for spread, but winds are higher today.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Windy conditions. Low relative humidity

Unit Information

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Ozark & St. Francis National Forests
U.S. Forest Service
Arkansas
605 W. Main
Russellville, AR 71953

Incident Contact

Terence Peck
Email: trpeck@fs.fed.us
Phone: (501) 463-7471

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