Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation
1539 Eleventh Ave.
Helena, MT 59601
The Ridgetop Fire was reported at 11:30 am on August 1st. The fire was burning 35 miles North of Winnett, Montana in Petroleum County. The fire burned 11,128 acres and is now 100% contained.
17 personnel remain assigned to the fire continuing to mop up and patrol the area as needed.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday August 01st, 2019 approx. 11:30 AM|
|Location||35 miles north of Winnett, Montana, east of US-191 and south of the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.|
|Incident Commander||Robert Smith|
|Coordinates||47.501 latitude, -108.225 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Short grass, brush, and timber
The fire is now 100% contained. Firefighters still assigned to the incident continue to mop up and patrol the area.
Fire behavior is reported as minimal.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Mop up and patrol as needed.
Dry weather will continue in the area until Thursday.