Fire in petroleum county, 34 miles north of winnett, mt. | Contain: 08/06/19 1500 | Control: 08/16/19 1540
The Ridgetop Fire was reported at 11:30 am on August 1st. The fire was burning 35 miles North of Winnett, Montana in Petroleum County. The fire burned 11,128 acres and is now 100% contained.
17 personnel remain assigned to the fire continuing to mop up and patrol the area as needed.
Date of Origin:
Thursday August 01st, 2019 approx. 11:30 AM
35 miles north of Winnett, Montana, east of US-191 and south of the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.
Short grass, brush, and timber
The fire is now 100% contained. Firefighters still assigned to the incident continue to mop up and patrol the area.
Fire behavior is reported as minimal.
Projected Incident Activity:
Mop up and patrol as needed.
Dry weather will continue in the area until Thursday.
MT DNRC Fire Information
Fire Unit Information
Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation
1539 Eleventh Ave.
Helena, MT 59601