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Garceau Fire

Unit Information

Flathead Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
PO Box 40 Pablo Montana 59855
Pablo, MT 59855

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Incident Contact

CT Camel
Email: ct.camel@cskt.org
Phone: 406-676-2550 ext. 6407

GARCEAU FIRE UPDATE

Location:
10 air miles west of Polson, Montana.
Estimated Size: 6,724 acres 
Containment: 85% 
Personnel: 120 
Incident Command: Transitioned to a Type 4 organization, Justin Underwood, Incident Commander 
 
The cause of the fire was from an electric fence.
 
Evacuations and Closures: There are no evacuations and there are no structures threatened at this time. Please be aware of fire traffic when in the Windy Gap area, a lot of fire traffic will be on these roads.
 

Activity: Crews will continue to secure perimeter and grid for hot spots on both divisions.. 
 


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseThe Cause Of The Fire Was From An Electric Fence.
Location10 air miles west of Polson, MT
Incident CommanderTransitioned to a Type 4 organization, Justin Underwood, Incident Commander
Coordinates47.694 latitude, -114.489 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel340
Size6,724 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained85%
Significant Events

There are no evacuations and there are no structures threatened at this time. Please be aware of fire traffic when in the Windy Gap area, a lot of fire traffic will be on these roads.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Crews will continue to secure perimeter and grid for hot spots on both divisions.