Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Crooks
FIRE
3,258.0
acres
15 mi
NNE of Missoula, MT
2 monthsago
reported
Fire Status:
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
13 mins, 54 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-NWCG-7759
Fire Start:
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 11:00 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Crooks Fire

 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.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 5:00 PM MDT
Location:
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.
Coordinates:
47.175, -113.869

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
57
Size (Acres):
3,258
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday, October 15, 2021 12:00 AM MDT
Fuels Involved:
The fire is burning in timber, forest litter, grass, and shrubs.

Planned Outlook

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 Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Thunderstorms with high winds in the forecast.

Incident Contact

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