Snowshoe Fire

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Snowshoe Fire

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Approximate Location

46.585 latitude, -112.469 longitude

Incident Overview

The Snowshoe Fire started at approximately 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 10th from lightning. Firefighters are working to knock down flames and construct line in effort to fully suppress the fire. 10 engines, one 20 person crew, 2 skidgeons, 1 dozer, and 1 water tender are on scene assisting with suppression efforts. The fire is approximately 435 acres burning Northwest of Elliston, Montana.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday September 10th, 2017 approx. 03:00 PM
LocationNorthwest of Elliston
Incident CommanderDNRC

Current Situation

Size435 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained91%


Projected Incident Activity

Full Suppression

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