Elbow Lake and Elbow Lake #2 Fires

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Elbow Lake and Elbow Lake #2 Fires

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Approximate Location

45.589 latitude, -113.279 longitude

Incident Overview

The Elbow Lake fires were contained on August 31, 2017. These fires will be monitored and accessed for any additional activity.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday August 29th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
Incident CommanderD. Suko

Current Situation

Size2 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Lodgepole, Subalpine Fir

Significant Events

The fire was contained August 31, 2017


Planned Actions



All personnel will come off the fire today, September 1, 2017.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Red Flag Warning in effect until Sept. 1, 9:00 p.m.

Unit Information

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Beaverhead/Deerlodge National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
420 Barrett St Dillon Montana 59725
Dillon, MT 59725

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