Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Brewster
FIRE
156.0
acres
25.5 mi
SE of Missoula, MT
85%
contained
Fire Status:
CONTROLLED
Last Updated:
25 mins, 51 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-MTLNF-000889
Fire Start:
Thursday, July 8, 2021 9:51 AM MDT
Resources:
CONTROLLED @1357 7/24
Fuels:
Brush Grass Timber
Dispatch Notes:
County: granite, dpa: federal - lolo nf | Contain: 07/18/21 1827 | Control: 07/24/21 1400
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Lolo National Forest

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the Brewster Fire

·Last update will be July 16, 2021 unless increased fire activity occurs·

The Brewster Fire is located 8 miles south of I-90, east of Rock Creek and four miles up the Brewster Creek drainage on the Missoula Ranger District. It is burning in steep and rugged terrain. 

A small module of firefighters from the Missoula Ranger District is staffing the fire.

Information boards have been set up in Rock Creek but will not be updated after July 16 unless increased fire activity occurs.

Visit Brewster Fire Closures for current closure information. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Thursday, July 8, 2021 8:45 AM MDT
Location:
4 miles east up the Brewster Creek Drainage, East of Rock Creek, 8 Miles south of I-90 on the Missoula Ranger District in Granite County.
Incident Commander:
Type 5 Incident, Missoula Ranger District
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
46.612, -113.574

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
4
Size (Acres):
156
Containment:
85%
Fuels Involved:
grass, shrub, heavy timber

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
The fire will transition 7/16/21 from a Type 4 to a Type 5 incident. Firefighters will continue to patrol the fireline, checking on smoke within the fire perimeter, and mitigating any potential rollout that could occur from interior burning. The Missoula Ranger District will provide active patrol on the fire until it is fully controlled.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Kate Jerman
Phone: 406-552-7944
Fire Unit Information
Lolo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804

Dispatch Contact

Missoula Interagency Dispatch Center | Missoula, MT
406-829-7070
https://gacc.nifc.gov/nrcc/dc/mtmdc/index.htm