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Liberty Fire

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

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News Releases — Liberty Fire

Liberty Fire Operations Update for Monday, August 21, 2017 Released: 8/21/2017
Today's Operational Brief for the Liberty Fire given by Operations Section Chief trainee, OPSC(t) Bill Panagopoulos LF Ops Brief
Smoke Forecast Outlook issued August 21,2017 - Rice Ridge & Liberty Fires Released: 8/21/2017
Smoke: High pressure weather system has returned &persists thru Tuesday, possibly into Wednesday. Stableconditions permit buildup of valley smoke. Nighttimeinversions, smoke shading from the fires,...
Liberty Fire Fact Sheet Update August 21, 2017 Released: 8/21/2017
Acres: 7,666 acres Percent Contained: 10% ·Fire Information: 406-272-4354 (8:00 am to 8:00 pm) Yesterday: The fire remained active, though crews’ work benefited from reduced wind and partial...
The Effect of Today’s Eclipse on Liberty Fire Operations Released: 8/21/2017
For Immediate Release -The Liberty Fire Area of Operations is outside the total eclipse zone or path the eclipse is forecast to take across the US. There will be a 92% totality of eclipse in the...
Bear Spray Training Part 2 Released: 8/20/2017
Bear Spray Training Part 2 for Bravo Division w the Tango Division training station in the background. Bear Spray Training Part
What are snags? Released: 8/20/2017
A snag is a standing dead tree or part of a dead tree from which at least the leaves and smaller branches have fallen. Snags are a constant threat to firefighters who are working in a forested...
Operations Briefing for the Liberty Fire for Sunday, 8-20-17 Released: 8/20/2017
A video link for the Operational Briefing for the Liberty Fire for Saturday, August 20th given by Planning Operations Section Chief (PLOPS) Randy Anderson. LF Ops Brief
Liberty Fire Fact Sheet Update August 20, 2017 Released: 8/20/2017
Acres: 7,055 acres Percent Completed: 15% ·Fire Information: 406-272-4354 (8:00 am to 8:00 pm) Yesterday: Saw crews continued snag felling operations along the Northwest containment line....
Smoke Forecast Outlook issued August 20, 2017 - Rice Ridge & Liberty Fires Released: 8/20/2017
SYNOPSIS Weather and Fire Behavior Summary: Yesterday fires experiencedmoderate growth across the area. Rice Ridge grew by 554 acres.Weather conditions, limited fire growth and less smoke...
Video interview w OPSC on snag near-miss incident Released: 8/20/2017
A number of folks have inquired why both the CA IMT1 & the GB IMT3 have not gone direct attack on fighting and containing the Liberty Fire. The answer is simple, the fire is burning in an area thick...