SE of Missoula, MT
25 mins, 51 secs ago
Thursday, July 8, 2021 9:51 AM MDT
CONTROLLED @1357 7/24
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
Incident Overview Updated: 1 week ago
·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.
Date of Origin:
Thursday, July 8, 2021 8:45 AM MDT
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.
Type 5 Incident, Missoula Ranger District
grass, shrub, heavy timber
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.
Fire Unit Information
Lolo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
24 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804