2017-10-6 Sunrise Fire Road Closures # 099
Sunrise Fire area closures have been rescinded. Forest Order #099 goes into effect Oct. 6, 2017. This order includes three roads within the Sunrise Fire area to provide for public safety. The roads... more
The Lolo National Forest is managing the Sunrise and Burdette Fires. Inciweb will be updated when there are significant changes.
Sept. 27th: Firefighters are monitoring smoke in the Quartz Creek area and backhauling supplies out of the area. The closure remains in effect as crews continue rehabilitation and seeding bulldozed firelines.
The Forest Service reminds forest users to exercise caution when entering recently burned lands. Falling trees, unstable roads and hazards to foot travel will persist at least through the winter.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday July 16th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
|Location||11 miles southeast of Superior, MT|
|Incident Commander||Scott Suko, ICT4|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||95%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday September 30th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber (Litter and Understory) Closed Timber Litter
Brush (2 feet)
Minimal fire activity observed.
Continue to patrol, monitor, and perform suppression repair.
|Projected Incident Activity||
12 hours: No anticipated fire movement.
24 hours: No anticipated fire movement.
Anticipated after 72 hours: Cooler temps and precipitation anticipated
An area closure remains in effect on the Lolo National Forest where fireline repairs are underway within the fire area.
West Trout Creek Road closure rescinded at 1200 hours Mountain Time 9/11/17
TFR removed 9/16/2017.
Quartz and McFarland Creek areas evacuation warning rescinded.
Seasonal norms followed by cold temperatures and possible precipitation.