July 1, 2012 is the last daily update for the Bear Trap 2 Fire unless the situation changes.
Stage 1 and Stage II fire restrictions have recently been put into effect for Gallatin and Madison Counties including federal and private lands within. Please see the www.firerestrictions.us website for more information.
|Date of Origin||Monday June 25th, 2012 approx. 11:52 AM|
|Location||20 miles northeast of Ennis|
|Incident Commander||Stan Benes|
Timber and grass
Minimal fire behavior with limited creeping and smoldering.
Remaining hotspots adjacent to perimeter identified by infra-red flight were extinguished. Remaining short-term rehab completed. Worked with Type 4 organization to facilitate transition.
Continue with remaining mopup and rehab.
Transition to Type 4 organization on July 2. Acres burned by ownership: Private - 10,835 (71%), BLM- 2,351 (15%, State - 2,155 (14%).
|Wind Conditions||11-17 mph NE|