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Whetstone Ridge 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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News Releases — Whetstone Ridge Fire

Fire Update - August 3, 2017 Released: 8/3/2017
August 3, 2017, 9:00a.m. For Immediate Release (406) 859-9107 Facts at a Glance Size: Meyers: 11,882 acres Date Started: July 13-14,...
Fire Update - August 2, 2017 Released: 8/2/2017
There will be a Community Meeting at the Granite High School Cafeteria, 407 Schnepel Street in Philipsburg, MT tonight, August 2, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. The Whetstone Ridge and Meyers fires were...
Fire Update July 30, 2017 Released: 7/30/2017
Summary: Expect to see increased fire behavior today due to weather. This is a long duration event and the objective is to use indirect suppression strategies to guide the fire into natural and...
Fire Update 7/29/17 Released: 7/29/2017
Summary: The fire continues to burn in steep and inaccessible terrain. This is a long duration event and the objective is to use indirect suppression strategies to guide the fire into natural and...
Fire Update 7/29/17 Released: 7/29/2017
Summary: The fire continues to burn in steep and inaccessible terrain. This is a long duration event and the objective is to use indirect suppression strategies to guide the fire into natural and...
July 26 Update Released: 7/26/2017
Yesterday: Both incidents experienced active fire behavior with some growth. The fires were active around the perimeters and some spot fires were observed in all directions. Today: Meyers...
Whetstone Fire Update July 22, 2017 Released: 7/22/2017
FIRE UPDATE Whetstone Ridge Fire July 22, 2017, 11:00 a.m. Contact: Arlee Staley (406) 490-1818 (c), (406) 859-3211 at Pintler District, or email: astaley@fs.fed.us What: Wildland Fire Detected:...
Whetstone Ridge and Meyers burned actively today. Released: 7/19/2017
FIRE UPDATE Whetstone Ridge and Meyers Fires July 20, 2017, 9:00 a.m. Contact: Arlee Staley (406) 490-1818 (c), (406) 859-3211 at Pintler District, or email: astaley@fs.fed.us What: Wildland Fire...