The Crooks Fire was active today. The majority of the growth was southeast. The fire is estimated at 2,600 acres. The fire has not moved closer to any occupied structures. There are no evacuation orders in place. A fire update will be published in the morning, once the incident commander can update the information officer.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Wednesday July 21st, 2021 approx. 05:00 PM|
|Location||10 air miles east of Arlee, Montana|
|Incident Commander||Art Trahan|
|Incident Description||The fire is located in the South fork Jocko Primitive Area and is burning in steep, rough, roadless terrain.|
|Coordinates||47.175 latitude, -113.869 longitude|
|Estimated Containment Date||Friday October 15th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM|
The fire is burning in timber, forest litter, grass, and shrubs.
Firefighters will continue to work to keep the fire confined to areas currently experiencing fire activity.
|Projected Incident Activity|
During the next 24 hours, firefighters will continue to work to keep the fire confined to areas currently experiencing fire activity.
Thunderstorms with high winds in the forecast.