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.
Date of Origin:
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 5:00 PM MDT
10 air miles east of Arlee, Montana
The fire is located in the South fork Jocko Primitive Area and is burning in steep, rough, roadless terrain.
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday, October 15, 2021 12:00 AM MDT
The fire is burning in timber, forest litter, grass, and shrubs.
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.