Ozark-St. Francis National Forests
U.S. Forest Service
605 West Main Russellville Arkansas 72801
605 W. Main
Russellville, AR 71953
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.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday January 31st, 2017 approx. 01:29 PM|
|Location||20 miles NW of Mountain View|
|Incident Commander||Mike Haisten ICT4|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||75%|
Timber (litter and Understory), Brush (2 feet)
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.
Windy conditions. Low relative humidity