Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Friday, October 22, 2021 12:58:10 AM MDT

Wildfire Incident Report

Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
Incident #
FWAC Incident ID
Incident Name
Crooks Fire
Last Updated
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 6:02 PM MDT
(3 weeks ago)
Fire Reported
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:00 AM MDT
(3 months ago)
Incident Type
15 miles NNE of Missoula, MT
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

 The Crooks Fire was active today. The majority of the growth was southeast. The fire is estimated at 2,600 acres. The fire has not moved closer to any occupied structures. There are no evacuation orders in place. A fire update will be published in the morning, once the incident commander can update the information officer.

Incident Type
Date of Origin
Wednesday July 21st, 2021 approx. 05:00 PM
10 air miles east of Arlee, Montana
Incident Commander
Art Trahan
Incident Description
The fire is located in the South fork Jocko Primitive Area and is burning in steep, rough, roadless terrain.
47.175, -113.869
Total Personnel
Size (Acres)
Estimated Containment Date
Friday October 15th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
The fire is burning in timber, forest litter, grass, and shrubs.
Planned Actions
Firefighters will continue to work to keep the fire confined to areas currently experiencing fire activity.
Projected Incident Activity
During the next 24 hours, firefighters will continue to work to keep the fire confined to areas currently experiencing fire activity.
Weather Concerns
Thunderstorms with high winds in the forecast.
Incident Contact
C.T. Camel
Email: ct.camel@cskt.org
Phone: 406-676-2550 ext. 6407
Fire Unit Information
Flathead Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
PO Box 40 Pablo Montana 59855
Pablo, MT 59855
Incident Map

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