Monument Fire


ACTIVE

Incident #: BDF-3284
Fire Start: 3 months ago
Location: 11.6 miles W of Cameron, MT
Acres: 6,614
Agency: Dillon Interagency Communication Center (MT-DDC)
Dispatch Notes: 6,614 ac iqcs=422745

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 9 hours, 23 mins ago — Monument and Wigwam Fires Final Update Current Numbers: Monument fire: 6,614 acres, 56% contained. Wigwam fire: 4,087 acres, 100% contained. Assigned resources: Fire Engine 1; Total Fire personnel: 5 A Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team has completed their assessment of the burn severity of these fires & fire officials are preparing to work on the recommendations regarding erosion control, road maintenance & removal of hazard trees. Local crews continue to monitor and patrol the fire areas and take action on where conditions are safe. Smoke from interior burning will continue to show on the fires until they receive significant rain and snow. Road closures have been lifted, however, people traveling in the fire area need to use caution as there are fire personnel working in these areas and there is still active fire and many fire weakened trees within the interior. Archery hunting season has opened and it is recommended hunters carry a saw with...

Contact

Incident Contact
s Madison Ranger District
Phone: 406-682-4253
Hours: M-F 8-4:30 Show additional contacts
Fire Unit Information
Beaverhead/Deerlodge National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
420 Barrett St Dillon Montana 59725
Dillon, MT 59725

Basic Information

Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Monday August 06th, 2018 approx. 04:30 AM
Location
Approximately 18 Miles SW of Ennis, MT in the Gravelly Mountains
Incident Description
Wildfire Fire
Coordinates
44.968 latitude, -111.851 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel
5
Size
6,614 Acres
% Contained
56%