Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation
539 Eleventh Ave.
Helena, MT 59601
Most of the fire resources will be demobilized today and will head either to a new fire assignment or are up for required days off in the morning. Three engines, one crew, and local heavy equipment will remain on the fire in the coming days to wrap-up the remaining rehabilitation and monitor the fire. The fire was transferred back to the local fire jurisdictions this morning.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Wednesday August 30th, 2017 approx. 05:00 AM|
|Location||20 miles NE of Ashland|
|Incident Commander||David Hamilton, MT DNRC County Assist Team|
|Incident Description||Full Suppression Management Strategy.|
|Coordinates||45.739 latitude, -106.009 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Pine, heavy dead and down, sage brush, and grass.
Minimal fire behavior from heavy fuels inside the interior. Occasional creeping in some interior islands of unburned vegetation.
Transition the fire to an ICT4 and the local fire jurisdictions. Continue patrol of both fires and mop-up of interior smokes.
|Projected Incident Activity|
The fire has containment lines (dozer, black line and road systems) along the perimeter of the fire. Interior islands will continue to burn and portions of the fire with larger diameter fuels will continue to smolder.
DNRC CAT IMT3 assumed command of the Sartin Draw fire @1630 on August 31, 2017. CAT Team assumed command of the Snider Fire on September 2, 2017 @ 1200. Acreage computed by combining Sartin Draw Fire and Snider Fire perimeters.