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Caribou Fire

Unit Information

Kootenai National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
31374 US Hwy 2 Libby Montana 59923
Libby, MT 59923

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Incident Contacts

Gibralter Ridge/ Caribou Fire Information
Phone: 406-272-2082
Hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Kirsten Kaiser
Phone: 406-295-4693
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Photographs — Caribou Fire

VLAT retardant drop


The VLAT is a converted DC-10 for dropping fire retardant. The first plane shows the large VLAT where to drop. The video shows the VLAT dropping a long stream of red retardant.