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Revais 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

Revais Fire Update
Start Date: August 20, 2022

Cause: Lightning

Location: 4 miles west of Dixon Montana

Estimate Size: 20 acres

Containment: 0%

Personnel: 55

Incident Command: Local Type 4 organization, Josh Williams, Incident Commander, Cody Couture, Trainee.
Evacuations and Closures: There are no evacuations and there are no structures threatened at this time.  The 6000 and 7000 Roads are closed in Revais.  The 7000 Road from Valley Creek coming into Revais is closed.  The 6000 Road from Magpie coming into Revais is closed. 
Activity: This fire is located in very steep, rocky, rugged terrain.  Aviation will be used to slow the fire.  A control line and fuel break are being constructed at the bottom of Revais Creek near structures.     
Weather: Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of thunderstorms.  Temp- 80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges. RH- 40-50 percent valleys and 60-70 percent ridges. Wind- Southeast 5-10 mph early in the morning becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Location4 miles west of Dixon, Montana
Incident CommanderLocal Type 4 organization, Josh Williams, Incident Commander, Cody Couture, Trainee.
Coordinates47.273 latitude, -114.399 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel55
Size20 Acres
Significant Events

There are no evacuations and there are no structures threatened at this time. The 6000 and 7000 Roads are closed in Revais. The 7000 Road from Valley Creek coming into Revais is closed. The 6000 Road from Magpie coming into Revais is closed.

Outlook

Planned Actions

This fire is located in very steep, rocky, rugged terrain. Aviation will be used to slow the fire. A control line and fuel break are being constructed at the bottom of Revais Creek near structures.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Mostly cloudy. Rain showers and chance of thunderstorms. Temp- 80-85 valleys and 60-65 ridges. RH- 40-50 percent valleys and 60-70 percent ridges. Wind- Southeast 5-10 mph early in the morning becoming southwest in the afternoon.