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Davis Fire

Unit Information

Kootenai National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
31374 US Hwy 2 Libby Montana 59923
Libby, MT 59923

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The Three Rivers District has assumed command of the Davis Fire. Resources continue slash removal and fire suppression rehabilitation. Fire behavior is minimal with creeping and smoldering, no new growth. Updates will take place weekly or if there is significant fire growth or changes in the closure order.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday July 29th, 2018 approx. 12:51 PM
Location10 miles northwest of Yaak, Montana.
Incident CommanderThree Rivers Ranger District/KNF
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates48.958 latitude, -115.933 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel10
Size6,614 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained45%
Fuels Involved

Fire is burning in closed timber litter (duff) with some heavy down and dead fuels.

Significant Events

Fire behavior is minimal with creeping and smoldering, no new growth. Suppression repair operations continues to take place. Updates will take place weekly or if there is significant fire growth or changes in the closure order.

Outlook

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal fire behavior; creeping and smoldering in the duff.

Remarks

The fire is being managed using multiple strategies. Containment percentage represents work completed in the full suppression and indirect line line constructions areas. The percent of work to be done and completed is only for operations being conducted on US side as Canada is managing their portion of the fire.

Ownership Acres:

USFS: 4,135

Canada: 2,479

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Below normal temperatures with a chance of precipitation. Best chance of wide spread rain is on Sunday.

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