The South Moccasin Fire began Monday, October 4, 2021 around 12:45pm and has been declared 100% contained as of Friday, October 8, 2021. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The fire was located about 7 miles northwest of Lewistown in the South Moccasin Mountain Range. Local resources from Fergus County, BLM and the DNRC responded. The fire burned in heavy timber and grass, mostly on private land.
Date of Origin:
Monday, October 4, 2021 12:45 PM MDT
7 miles northwest of Lewistown, MT
Timber and short grass (1 foot)
Minimal fire behavior, smoldering observed more than 100 feet from the fire's edge.
Fire management will transition to a local Type 4 organization on Saturday, October 9th.
Projected Incident Activity:
Continued cooler and wetter conditions are expected in the coming days with minimal fire spread and no concerns of additional fire spread.
Predicted weather is forecasted as cooler temperatures, increased wetting rain and moderate winds.
County Assist Team (CAT) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 406-290-3017 Hours: Mon-Sun 8-8pm
Fire Unit Information
Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation 1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601