The Brittle fire started on Friday, April 23, 2021 during prescribed fire operations. The Brittle fire is located in Iosco County on the Huron Shore Ranger District of the Huron-Manistee National Forests.
Date of Origin:
Friday April 23rd, 2021 approx. 02:30 PM
Huron-Manistee National Forest, Between Sand Lake and River Road.
Brian Pisarek EAIMT
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday April 30th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Timber(Litter and Understory. Continuous Jack Pine
Minimal Creeping Smoldering
Firefighters will continue to mop up and extinguish hot spots that have potential to threaten the fireline and remove hazard trees adjacent to the line and along roads and trails. Repair fireline where feasible. Rehab interior plow lines where feasible.
Projected Incident Activity:
12 hours: Minimal fire spread potential. Smoldering logs continue to burn out on edges of unburned interior islands. 24 hours: Minimal fire spread potential. Heavy fuels, stumps and logs continue to burn out. Occasional smokes showing upon edges of interior unburned islands. 48 hours: Minimal fire spread potential. Heavy fuels, stumps and logs continue to burnout. 72 hours: Minimal activity. Occasional stumps and logs continue to burn out. Anticipated after 72 hours: Monitor and patrol. Look for smokes on edges of unburned fuel inside the fire perimeter.
Fire perimeter has line around it, some work to be completed on interior hotspots.