Davis Fire


ACTIVE

Incident #: KNF-161
Fire Start: 3 months ago
Location: 13.2 miles WNW of Yaak, MT
Acres: 6,614
Agency: Kootenai Interagency Dispatch Center (MT-KDC)

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 17 hours, 48 mins ago — The Three Rivers District has assumed command of the Davis Fire. Resources continue slash removal and fire suppression rehabilitation. Fire behavior is minimal with creeping and smoldering, no new growth. Updates will take place weekly or if there is significant fire growth or changes in the closure order.

Contact

Incident Contact
Kootenai National Forest
Email: skray@fs.fed.us
Phone: 406-283-7693
Hours: M-F 8:00am to 4:30pm
Fire Unit Information
Kootenai National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
31374 US Hwy 2 Libby Montana 59923
Libby, MT 59923

Basic Information

Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Sunday July 29th, 2018 approx. 12:51 PM
Location
10 miles northwest of Yaak, Montana.
Incident Commander
Three Rivers Ranger District/KNF
Incident Description
Wildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel
10
Size
6,614 Acres
% Contained
45%
Estimated Containment Date
Saturday September 15th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Fire is burning in closed timber litter (duff) with some heavy down and dead fuels.
Significant Events
Fire behavior is minimal with creeping and smoldering, no new growth. Suppression repair operations continues to take place. Updates will take place weekly or if there is significant fire growth or changes in the closure order.

Outlook

Projected Incident Activity
Minimal fire behavior; creeping and smoldering in the duff.
Remarks
The fire is being managed using multiple strategies. Containment percentage represents work completed in the full suppression and indirect line line constructions areas. The percent of work to be done and completed is only for operations being conducted on US side as Canada is managing their portion of the fire.

Ownership Acres:
USFS: 4,135
Canada: 2,479