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Incident #: CGF-95 Fire Start: 8 months ago Location: 17.9 miles N of West Yellowstone, MT Acres: 5,232 Agency: Bozeman Interagency Dispatch Center (MT-BZC) Dispatch Notes: 5232 acres total on 9/27. Out 11/5/183501 acres on custer gallatin national forest (mt-cgf)1731 acres on yellowstone national park (wy-ynp)
Fire Growth Potential
Updated: 1 hour, 11 mins ago — Update: Cold and wet weather has reached the Bacon Rind fire. October 4th and 5th .80 inches of rain, followed by 1 in. of snow fell over the fire area. However, isolated smokes may remain visible in the interior of the fire perimeter.Weather: The extended forecast calls for much cooler temperatures accompanied by rain and snow over the fire area. If warm dry weather returns to the fire area, isolated pockets of heat could up their smoke production but fire activity is expected to remain low. Local fire resources will continue to monitor conditions daily. Planned Actions: On October 3rd local resources assumed command of the Bacon Rind fire and will continue to monitor the fire and weather conditions affecting fire behavior. October 5th will be the last operational period for crews assigned to the Bacon Rind Fire. Crews will spend the day working on rehabilitation projects and removing remaining signage. Electronic reader boards along Highway 191 will remain in place to let drivers...
Custer Gallatin National Forest, Hebgen Lake RD Phone: 406-823-6961 Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Fire Unit Information
Custer Gallatin National Forest U.S. Forest Service 10 East Babcock Ave. Bozeman, MT 59771
Date of Origin
Friday July 20th, 2018 approx. 08:15 PM
Approximately 20 miles south of Big Sky, MT and 23 miles north of West Yellowstone, MT.
Custer Gallatin National Forest, Hebgen Lake Ranger District
44.968 latitude, -111.102 longitude
Timber (litter and understory). Heavy dead and down mixed conifer.
Projected Incident Activity
Assess fuels condition and fire behavior, along with monitoring smoke on Hwy 191, and fire's progression towards values at risk.