Malta Field Office
501 S. 2nd Street East
Malta, MT 59536
|Current as of|
|Cause||Suspected Human Caused|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 03rd, 2017 approx. 04:30 PM|
|Location||Zortman,MT, Landusky, MT, Southeast of Hays, MT and Southwest of Lodgepole, MT.|
|Incident Commander||Kevin Thell|
|Coordinates||47.908 latitude, -108.548 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Lodgepole and ponderosa pine timber with grasses. Open, rocky, and grassy areas that have mine rehabilitation activity have minimal fire behavior, but remain susceptible to spot fires.
Efforts transitioned to Emergency Stabilization & Restoration to prevent potential flooding caused by future rain event rapid runoff from the fire area.
Continue Emergency Stabilization & Restoration efforts to prevent potential flooding caused by future rain event rapid runoff from the fire area.