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Liberty Fire

Unit Information

Flathead Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
PO Box 40
Pablo, MT 59855

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The Liberty Fire was turned back to the local unit type 3 team on September 20th. 40 people are currently assigned to the fire. Suppression repair work continues. The tribe is managing their portion of the Liberty fire, and the DNRC is managing their portion of the fire.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSaturday July 15th, 2017 approx. 06:00 AM
Location17 Miles SE of Arlee Montana in the South Fork Primitive Area.
Incident CommanderLocal type 3 team
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates47.139 latitude, -113.78 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel40
Size28,689 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Heavy Dead/Down Component under the canopy. The mature stands of timber have a significant dead component.

Significant Events

Planned actions on this fire consist of continual suppression repair work.

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