Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
19 mins, 25 secs ago
Fire Start
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 4:18 PM MDT
Incident #
2022-MTHLF-005115
Fuels
Timber
Dispatch Notes
Dpa: usfs, fire zone: kings hill fire zone, district: white sulphur springs, county: cascade, protection: mt-lg5 | Contain: 09/22/22 1518
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Helena - Lewis and Clark National Forest

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 4 days ago

Incident Photo for the Deep Creek Fire

The Deep Creek Fire in the northwest corner of the Little Belt Mountains was reported in the afternoon of August 31, 2022. On September 7, a Type 4 team led by Incident Commander Michael Williams and Jesse Riddle (t) took command of the fire. Previously, on September 2, a Type 3 team led by Incident Commander Alex Brooks and Kenny Spint had been in command of the fire. The fire is estimated to be 37 acres and is 70% contained. Fire personnel were able to use aerial resources on the fire to help reduce fire growth. There has not been smoke seen on the fire for a few days now, so updates will take place to this page if a significant change occurs.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning/natural
Date of Origin
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 3:18 PM MDT
Location
Northwest corner of the Little Belt Mountains
Incident Commander
Michael Williams ICT4
Coordinates
47.089, -111.226
Size (Acres)
37
Containment
100%
Fuels Involved
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Brush (2 feet)
Projected Incident Activity
Fire is 100% contained
Remarks
Area closure has been rescinded.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Chiara Cipriano
Email: chiara.cipriano@usda.gov
Phone: 406-594-6497
Hours: M-F 9-5 p.m. S-S 10-4
Fire Unit Information
Helena - Lewis and Clark National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
2880 Skyway Drive
Helena, MT 59602

Dispatch Center Contact

Great Falls Interagency Dispatch Center (MT-GDC)

Great Falls, MT

406-731-5300

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