Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
1 month ago
Fire Start
Thursday, August 4, 2022 3:45 PM MDT
Incident #
2022-MTLG05-000260
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Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 4 months ago

MATT STAFF RD FIRE - Final Update 8/8/22, 4:30 pm

The fire is now 100% contained. The County Assist Team would like to thank the local cooperating agencies, residents, and partners for all of the support provided throughout the incident. The fire will be turned back over to the local unit on Tuesday, August 8. Some resources will be left to monitor the area.

Due to instability in the air, you may see dust devils present in the area, they are not related to the fire. As temperatures increase, the public is reminded to take extreme caution to prevent wildfires, and to prepare homes for potential evacuation. For statewide fire and preparedness information, see MTfireinfo.org.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Undetermined
Date of Origin
Thursday, August 4, 2022 2:00 PM MDT
Location
5 miles east of East Helena; 12 miles east of Helena.
Incident Commander
David Hamilton, County Assist Team
Incident Description
Wildfire reported just off off Hwy 12 near the intersection of Hwy 284.
Coordinates
46.573, -111.783

Current Situation

Total Personnel
85
Size (Acres)
1,587
Containment
100%
Estimated Containment
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 7:00 PM MDT
Fuels Involved
Pine and grass

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Continue to build and improve fire line. Mop-up three chains in. Cold trail where necessary.
Projected Incident Activity
Crew fully engaged in mop-up activities and ensuring hot spots are dead out today and tomorrow. Potential to see some aircraft over the fire today.
Remarks
Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFR)

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Forecasted temperatures in mid to high 90's midweek.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Wyatt Frampton
Email: DNRcat.team@gmail.com
Phone: 406-662-1750
Hours: 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fire Unit Information
Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation
1539 Eleventh Ave.
Helena, MT 59601

Dispatch Center Contact

Helena Interagency Dispatch Center (MT-HDC)

Helena, MT

406-444-4242

https://gacc.nifc.gov/nrcc/dc/mthdc/index.htm