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Bruner Mountain Fire

Unit Information

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The Bruner Mountain Fire is in patrol and mop up status under the command of Karen Scholl, ICT 4. Suppression repair work will continue through the week.

This is the last Inciweb update for the Bruner Mountain Fire.

The primary roll of the Alaska Incident Management Team is now to to support fore suppression in eastern Montana, assisting local fire departments and agencies as requested. under the command of Tom Kurth are organized to support fire suppression in Eastern Montana. The fairgrounds in Roundup MT is the ICP and fire camp.

August 1 maps are still current for todays map perimeter and acres. They are accessible through the following links.

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginThursday July 27th, 2017 approx. 05:15 PM
Location12 miles SE of Roundup, Montana
Incident CommanderTom Kurth, Type 1 Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team
Coordinates46.307 latitude, -108.37 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel296
Size418 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

timber, grass

Significant Events

Minimal; smoldering

Outlook

Planned Actions

Transfer of command from Kurth (IMT1), to Scholl (ICT4) will occur on 8/3/17 at 0700. Perform suppression repair activities and patrol the Bruner Mountain Fair. IMT1 will remain at Roundup ICP and have several task forces and other incident support available as requested.

Projected Incident Activity

Mop up and suppression repair activities are continuing on the Bruner Mountain Fire. Several initial attack task forces and other overhead are available to respond as requested. No night shift is planned for the evening of 8/2-8/3.

Remarks

This is the final Situation Report due to the transfer to a Type4 Team. Patrol and suppression repair will continue. Alaska IMT1 will remain at Roundup ICP. Several Task Force groups are formed and available to assist with new start or other on going incidents as requested. Each task force has various amounts of equipment but generally consist of handcrews, engines, heavy equipment, and all associated overhead, numbering 20-50 personnel per group. The Alaska IMT1 has the capability to provide incident support in a variety of capacities such as Type3, Type 2, Type 1 organizations or other supports role configurations as requested.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

A much cooler day is expected Wednesday, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly in the first half of the day. Clearing skies tonight with mainly dry day forecasted tomorrow. Mas Temperature 72-77, Min Humidity: 34-40%, Winds: N 10-20.