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Shedhorn Fire

Unit Information

Custer Gallatin National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
10 East Babcock Ave.
Bozeman, MT 59771

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Incident Contacts

Marna Daley
Phone: 406-570-5526

Mariah Leuschen-Lonergan
Phone: 406-548-1174

Highlighted Activity

10/06/2021 Firefighters reach 80% Containment on Shedhorn Fire
 Area closure liftedBig Sky, MT – October 6, 2021 — The Shedhorn Fire, located on the Custer Gallatin National Forest between Big Sky and West Yellowstone, Montana in Upper Tumbledown Creek...
News - 10/06/2021

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginMonday September 27th, 2021 approx. 04:00 PM
LocationUpper Taylor Fork Drainage in Upper Tumbledown Creek
Incident CommanderAustin O'Dea, Custer Gallatin Forest
Incident DescriptionSteep and Rugged Terrain, upper portion of Taylor Fork drainage, located in Upper Tumbledown Creek. Portions burning in Taylor Hilgard Unit of Lee Metcalf Wilderness
Coordinates45.056 latitude, -111.411 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel10
Size75 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained80%
Fuels Involved

Timber and grass

Outlook

Planned Actions

The area closure for the Shedhorn Fire was lifted yesterday providing public access back into the area. Crews are working on developing fuel breaks in association with identified contingency lines in the Cache Creek area.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Firefighters are expecting cooler and wetter weather conditions with a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. High temperatures today in the fire area should be in the mid-50s to mid-60s and higher relative humidity levels are anticipated.