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Porcupine Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Jill Cobb/Shawn Ray-Delmas
Phone: 406-295-5037

Highlighted Activity

08/13/2018 Porcupine Fire Update - 8/13/2018
Current Size: Approximately 17 acres Containment: 100% The fire is now 100% contained and in patrol status. This fire is monitored for any heat close to the fireline. Expected Weather/Fire...
News - 08/13/2018

Porcupine is 100% contained and in patrol status.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday July 29th, 2018 approx. 04:00 PM
LocationThree Rivers Ranger District/ Yaak, MT/ Kootenai National Forest
Incident CommanderNorthern Rockies Incident Team 6 Type 2 Incident Management Team(IMT)-FRY
Incident DescriptionType 2
Coordinates48.883 latitude, -115.413 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel2
Size17 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSunday August 12th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Dense Subalpine fir/timber

Significant Events

Little fire activity.


Planned Actions

Management objectives have been met.

Projected Incident Activity

In patrol status.


Fry's Type 2 team assumed command of this fire on 7/31/2018 at 2000, along with the Davis Fire.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Recent passage of a cold front has improved RH values and terrain driven winds.

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