Blue Ridge Complex

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Blue Ridge Complex

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INCIDENT UPDATED 7/17/2017

Approximate Location

47.409 latitude, -107.811 longitude

Incident Overview

Unburned trees with burned surface below

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Monday, July 17 - 6:00 a.m.

1,733 acres, 100% contained

3,034 acres - 85% contained

Fire fighters continue to monitor fire due to heavy dead/down fuels that required extensive mop-up. Full containment is expected later today




Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginMonday July 10th, 2017 approx. 11:10 AM
Location39 miles NW of Jordan, MT
Incident CommanderBreninger

Current Situation

Total Personnel74
Size3,034 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained85%
Fuels Involved

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

Significant Events

Minimal smoldering

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue to monitor fire due to heavy dead/down fuels that required extensive mop-up.

Projected Incident Activity

No projected spread at this time.

Remarks

IA resources were released and fire transitioned to ICT4 to monitor containment lines.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Temperatures are predicted in the triple digits tomorrow.

Unit Information

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Miles City Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
111 Garryowen Rd
Miles City, MT 59301

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