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Liberty Fire

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

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News Releases — Liberty Fire

Operations Summary & briefing for Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Released: 8/23/2017
A 94 second video operational briefing for events that occurred on the Liberty Fire yesterday, Tuesday the 22nd and today's planned field operations given by Great Basin Incident Management Team...
Liberty Fire Fact Sheet Update for Wednesday August 23, 2017 Released: 8/23/2017
Liberty Fire Fact Sheet Update August 23, 2017 – 9:00 a.m. Inciweb address: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5437/ Start Date: July 15, 2017 Origin Location: 17 miles SE of Arlee, Montana ...
Smoke Forecast Outlook issued August 23, 2017 Released: 8/23/2017
Outlook for Liberty-RiceLink to report w graphs & additional Air Quality links Smoke: Today an Air Quality Alert is in effect. Startingwith little wind and a late breaking inversion, smoke will...
Video view of the Liberty Valley Tuesday afternoon August 22, 2017 Released: 8/22/2017
Tuesday afternoon one of our fireline qualified PIOs accompanied Safety out to the firelines and captured a number of still & video images. Attached below is a link of a video shot from the south...
Weather for Liberty Fire 23 August 2017 Released: 8/22/2017
FIRE WEATHER FORECAST 22 FOR LIBERTY FIRE NAME: LIBERTY FIRE UNIT: Flathead Reservation/LOLO NF SHIFT: WED Aug 23, 2017 SIGNED: TIME / DATE ISSUED: 1900 8/22/2017 Jon Pelton IMET WEATHER...
Weather Matrix for 22 August 2017 Released: 8/22/2017
Smoke Forecast Outlook issused August 22, 2017 Rice Ridge & Liberty Fires Released: 8/22/2017
Outlook for Liberty-Rice Smoke Report Page w graphs & linksSmoke: Smoke produced from the fires yesterdaydecreased, a positive step. However with little wind andstrong inversion, smoke was not able...
Operations summary & briefing for Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Released: 8/22/2017
Great Basin IMT3 Planning Operations Section Chief trainee, PLOPS(t) Todd Murray gives a summary of the current state of the fire and today's operational plans for today. Ops Brief
Aerial Igntion Operations explained. Released: 8/21/2017
One of the tools available to wildfire managers is aerial ignition from a helicopter. Aerial ignition can be controlled to amount of heat put on the ground to how tight or wide a pattern at what rate...
Firefighters trained in use of Bear Spray for the Liberty Fire Released: 8/21/2017
Firefighters on the Liberty Fire have sighted grizzly and black bears more than a few times in recent days. Bear spotted from Engine Div TangoIn light of this development, the decision was made to...