Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
ACTIVE
Last Updated
26 mins, 18 secs ago
Fire Start
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 6:00 AM MDT
Incident #
NWCG-2022-NWCG-8293
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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 5 days ago

Incident Photo for the Redhorn Fire

Redhorn Fire Update for August 12, 2022
Location: 7 air miles northeast of St. Ignatius, Montana in Tribal Mission Mountain Wilderness within the Grizzly Bear Management Zone.

Estimated Size: 515 acres
Containment: 0%
Personnel: 130
Incident Command: Local Type 3 organization, Art Trahan, Incident Commander, Richard Fisher (T)

Evacuations and Closures: There are no evacuations at this time. McDonald Lake is closed for recreation and the area south of McDonald Lake is closed to recreation due to grizzly bear habitat from July 15 to October 1 yearly.

No structures are threatened.

Current and Planned Activity: The equipment contingency line is complete above the canal. Hand crews will continue constructing a fuel break above the canal along the buffer zone. Aviation will be used where needed throughout the day.

Weather Outlook: Warm and Dry with light south to southwest winds. Afternoon thunderstorms with gusty outflow winds are forecasted.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Location
7 air miles northeast of St. Ignatius, Montana
Incident Commander
Local Type 3 organization, Art Trahan, Incident Commander, Richard Fisher (T)
Coordinates
47.389, -113.985

Current Situation

Total Personnel
130
Size (Acres)
515

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
The equipment contingency line is complete above the canal. Hand crews will continue constructing a fuel break above the canal along the buffer zone. Aviation will be used where needed throughout the day.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Warm and Dry with light south to southwest winds. Afternoon thunderstorms with gusty outflow winds are forecasted.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
CT Camel
Email: ct.camel@cskt.org
Phone: 406-676-2550
Fire Unit Information
Flathead Agency
Bureau of Indian Affairs
PO Box 40 Pablo Montana 59855
Pablo, MT 59855