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Conrow Fire

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Beaverhead/Deerlodge National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
420 Barrett St Dillon Montana 59725
Dillon, MT 59725

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Conrow Fire Update - Sept. 5, 2017

Conrow Fire Wildfire
News – 9/5/2017

Dillon Interagency Dispatch Center

Covering the Following Counties: Beaverhead, Deer Lodge, Granite, Jefferson, Madison, Powell and Silver Bow

FIRE UPDATE

Conrow Fire

September 5, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
Contact: Leona Rodreick (406) 683-3984 (w), (406) 660-2347 (c)

Size: 2,741 acres

Containment: 97%

Location: 7 miles north and east of Whitehall, MT

Resources: 12 personnel includes: 2 Engines and 1 Type 4 Incident Commander and 1 Type 4 Incident Commander Trainee.

Narrative: Currently fire lines on the Conrow Fire continue to hold. However, unburned islands of fuels within the perimeter may burn causing smoke to be visible to the surrounding area. Firefighters continue to patrol and monitor the fire as well as mop up hot spots within the perimeter of the fire. On Wednesday, September 6, the fire will transition from a Type IV to a Type V Incident Commander.

Weather: Seasonal weather patterns are expected with temperatures in the mid 80’s with afternoon RH’s around 20%. Typical winds will likely be 10-20 mph. No rain is in the extended forecast.

Stage I Fire Restrictions currently prohibits all campfires effective September 2, 2017. Please refer to www.firerestrictions.us for details or any changes.

The Jefferson County Montana Sheriff’s Office and the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Facebook pages have more local fire information. For more information about this fire and other fires across the country, go online to http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/.


Cooperating Agencies

Bureau of Land Management, MT Dept. of Natural Resources & Conservation, MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks, National Park Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service, US Bureau of Reclamation, Beaverhead County, Silver Bow County, Jefferson County, Madison County, U.S. Forest Service


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