Butte Fire

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Butte Fire

INCIDENT UPDATED 2 HRS. AGO

Approximate Location

37.55 latitude, -119.15 longitude

Incident Overview

The fire is located in the Ansel Adams Wilderness. Suppression resources are at scene and engaged. A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) is in place over the fire.

Fire crews are expected to make 100% containment today. Following containment, some demobilization will begin this weekend. Fire managers will remain at scene closely monitoring this fire. Smoke impact from the Butte is minimal.


Trail closures have been lifted. Visitors are advised to avoid the fire area.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginMonday August 07th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
LocationAnsel Adams Wilderness
Incident CommanderMark Smith

Current Situation

Total Personnel125
Size635 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Fuels Involved

Mixed Conifer and Red Fir. Heavy dead and down fuels.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Continued warm and dry

Unit Information

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Sierra National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1600 Tollhouse Road
Clovis, CA 93611
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Incident Contact

Dan Tune
Email: dtune@fs.fed.us
Phone: 559-360-9663

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