Disaster Emergency Services (DES)
Monday, July 31 – 9:30 a.m.
270,723 acres – 93% Contained
(Final Update) Firefighters will continue fire repairs and mop-up. Command of the fire has been turned over to a local Type 3 organization.
Sixteen homes have been destroyed as well as an unspecified but significant amount of fencing and haystacks. Numerous secondary structures have also been destroyed. McCone Electric has lost over 120 power poles. An additional 16 structures not included above were identified via satellite imagery as destroyed but type of use has not yet been determined.
Current as of7/31/2017, 8:49:43 AM
Date of Origin: Wednesday July 19th, 2017 approx. 03:17 PM
Location: 52 miles WNW of Jordan, MT.
Incident Commander: Type 3
Incident Description: Complex Incident
Size: 270,723 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained: 93%
Estimated Containment Date: Wednesday August 02nd, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved: Pine, grass, dead/downed, sagebrush (general habitat). Primary core Sage Grouse habitat affected south of Highway 200 near Sand Springs.
Significant Events:Minimal smoldering
Planned Actions:Mop-up and continue with fireline rehabilitation.
Projected Incident Activity:Mop up and continue fire line rehab.
Remarks:Command of the incident transitioned from the Type 2 IMT a local Type 3 organization at 6PM Sunday, July 30.
Weather Concerns:Monday: High temp of 100, Minimum RH or 12%, S winds 7 mph. Tuesday: High temp of 90, minimum Rh of 20%, gusty winds with a chance of thunderstorms
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Anne Miller (406) 853-3610 Cell
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Dale Ann Billing, Coordinator
Jordan, MT 59337