Alice Creek Fire was reported on Saturday, July 22nd, and is burning about 16 miles northeast of Lincoln, Montana in the Alice Creek drainage.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Saturday July 22nd, 2017 approx. 06:37 PM|
|Location||Head of Falls Creek drainage, just west of the Continental Divide.|
|Incident Commander||Kelly Zombro|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||90%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Monday October 02nd, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber with a litter and grass understory
Steep rugged terrain, large dead fuels and numerous snags continue to be the primary safety concerns for fire crews. There has been little to no fire activity over the last several shifts on the Alice Creek fire. .
Continue to monitor by air by one assigned division group supervisor and take action with water drops as needed.
|Projected Incident Activity|
No structures are currently threatened and the fire is not included in the fire area closure.
Northwesterly winds behind a weak trough will continue to result in elevated wind speeds of 8 to 12mph and gusts of 15 to 20mph. Temperatures will remain unchanged with highs in the 70s to around 80. Humidity will be up slightly with minimums of 20 to 30%.
Concern for a strong mainly dry frontal passage Saturday. Winds ahead of the front are expected to increase Friday afternoon and Friday night promoting Critical Fire Weather conditions.