July Fire

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July Fire

INCIDENT UPDATED 7/19/2017

Approximate Location

47.908 latitude, -108.548 longitude

Incident Overview

Picture of updated July Fire perimeter map for July 15th

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Efforts transitioned to Emergency Stabilization & Restoration to prevent potential flooding caused by future rain event rapid runoff from the fire area.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseSuspected Human Caused
Date of OriginMonday July 03rd, 2017 approx. 04:30 PM
LocationZortman,MT, Landusky, MT, Southeast of Hays, MT and Southwest of Lodgepole, MT.
Incident CommanderKevin Thell

Current Situation

Total Personnel16
Size11,699 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday July 19th, 2017 approx. 08:00 AM
Fuels Involved

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.

Significant Events

Efforts transitioned to Emergency Stabilization & Restoration to prevent potential flooding caused by future rain event rapid runoff from the fire area.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue Emergency Stabilization & Restoration efforts to prevent potential flooding caused by future rain event rapid runoff from the fire area.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Unit Information

Malta Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
501 S. 2nd Street East
Malta, MT 59536

Incident Contact

Jonathan Moor
Email: jmoor@blm.gov
Phone: 406-366-9274

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