Wildfire Incident Information
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85% contained
Fire Status
ACTIVE
Last Updated
14 hours, 57 mins ago
Fire Start
Monday, August 15, 2022 8:40 AM MDT
Incident #
2022-NWCG-8339
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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Garceau Fire

GARCEAU FIRE UPDATE

Location:
10 air miles west of Polson, Montana.
Estimated Size: 6,724 acres
Containment: 85%
Personnel: 120
Incident Command: Transitioned to a Type 4 organization, Justin Underwood, Incident Commander

The cause of the fire was from an electric fence.

Evacuations and Closures: There are no evacuations and there are no structures threatened at this time. Please be aware of fire traffic when in the Windy Gap area, a lot of fire traffic will be on these roads.

Activity: Crews will continue to secure perimeter and grid for hot spots on both divisions..

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
The Cause Of The Fire Was From An Electric Fence.
Location
10 air miles west of Polson, MT
Incident Commander
Transitioned to a Type 4 organization, Justin Underwood, Incident Commander
Coordinates
47.694, -114.489

Current Situation

Total Personnel
340
Size (Acres)
6,724
Containment
85%
Significant Events
There are no evacuations and there are no structures threatened at this time. Please be aware of fire traffic when in the Windy Gap area, a lot of fire traffic will be on these roads.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Crews will continue to secure perimeter and grid for hot spots on both divisions.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
CT 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